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  • Pregnant doctor goes into labor during patient's delivery

    September 23, 2017 8:43 PM

    IOWA - A pregnant doctor went into labor while delivering her patient's baby. OB-GYN Emily Jacobs was in the process of delivering her patient's baby when she noticed some fluid leaking. "I noticed what I thought was the amniotic fluid of the patient, as the baby was delivering,"... more »
  • Failed adoption devastates family, questions process Play Video

    June 19, 2017 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple in Central has been trying for years to have a child. Their story does not have a good ending, but they've chosen to tell their story in the hopes that it doesn't happen to anyone else. Dylan and Kristin David knew from the start... more »
  • Medicaid to cover mosquito repellent for Zika prevention

    August 4, 2016 2:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the Zika virus increasing its foothold in Florida, health officials have announced that Louisiana Medicaid will cover mosquito repellent to further prevent the disease. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday that as of June 1, it will adopt a policy that will... more »
  • Suit challenges new abortion restrictions in Louisiana

    July 1, 2016 3:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Abortion clinics in Louisiana and their doctors have filed a lawsuit to block a series of new restrictions on abortion, including making women wait longer before an abortion can be performed and taking away medical options in the second trimester. The lawsuit was filed in federal court... more »
  • Pregnant women in US with Zika spikes on new counting method

    May 20, 2016 10:46 AM

    NEW YORK - The number of pregnant women in the United States infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due to a change in how the government is counting cases. Previously, officials had reported how many pregnant women had both Zika symptoms and positive blood tests. In a change announced... more »
  • Teen birth rates decline more than 30 percent

    May 12, 2016 12:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The State Department of Health and Hospitals reports both Louisiana and the nation have seen declines in teenage birth rates over the past decade. DHH Secretary Rebekah Gee says that’s something to celebrate. “Fewer teen births means that more of our children will be able... more »
  • The Struggles of infertility Play Video

    February 5, 2016 12:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Many couples can't wait to welcome a new bundle of joy into the world, but for some, it's not so easy. They spend staggering amounts of money on treatments since they can't conceive on their own, but there's no guarantee the pricey procedures will work. News... more »
  • Study tries to give C-section babies mom's germs they missed

    February 1, 2016 11:49 AM

    WASHINGTON - Sharing bacteria in the operating room normally is a no-no but in a novel experiment, researchers are giving babies born by C-section a dose of presumably protective germs from mom's birth canal. We share our bodies with microbes that help keep us healthy from birth. Typically babies... more »
  • No designer babies, but summit calls for cautious research

    December 3, 2015 4:32 PM

    WASHINGTON - Organizers of an international summit say a tool to edit human genes is nowhere near ready to attempt in pregnancy, but they're calling for more laboratory research with the revolutionary technology. Editing the human genetic code promises to lead to long sought cures for intractable diseases. But... more »
  • Pot use in pregnancy may pose risks; warnings needed: AMA

    November 17, 2015 1:11 PM

    CHICAGO - The American Medical Association is pushing for warning signs about marijuana use during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Pot's potential harms include premature birth, low birth weight and attention problems in children. The AMA says warnings should be posted at dispensaries that sell pot and on packages of marijuana... more »
  • Mom imprisoned for giving abortion pills to teen

    September 7, 2014 12:02 PM

    DANVILLE, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to prison for helping to end her teen daughter's pregnancy by giving her pills purchased online. 39-year-old Jennifer Ann Whalen of Washingtonville was sentenced Friday to nine to 18 months behind bars after pleading guilty to performing an illegal abortion. Whalen... more »

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