| Jun 24, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet.
"I ate whatever," said the 27-year-old Owings Mills woman. "We ordered take-out."
But when she weighed in at 220 pounds during her initial prenatal visit, she quickly earned...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:32 PM
A baby boy who was born via cesarean section after his mother was killed in a car crash died Tuesday, according to officials.
Angelica Thrash was driving on State Road 25 in Tippecanoe when she hit a tractor-trailer and then crashed into a telephone pole...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:09 AM
From the Apgar score used to report the status of a newborn immediately after birth until the baby and mother are discharged, hospitals conduct numerous tests on babies.
Pennsylvania law requires all babies born in the state to be screened for six...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Without even trying, Laguna Beach has 50 shades of sand.
We are flush with the glistening colors of the beach, already out in force on Memorial Day. Packed with bodies from Crescent Bay to 1,000 Steps, it was as if summer arrived like a contract, paid...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:09 PM
After hours of labor, Enso Martinez cried as his wife, Rebecca Fielding, was carried from their Waverly home on a stretcher en route to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Fielding, who had wanted to deliver her baby at home with the help of a midwife, assured her...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:19 AM
ON THE SITE...
Plan to be aired for trimming city's climate impact: A draft strategy, prepared by a 25-member advisory committee, ticks off more than three dozen ideas for reducing the city's carbon footprint, some as simple as promoting more biking,...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 3:17 PM
When a jury ordered Johns Hopkins Hospital to pay $55 million to a Baltimore family whose newborn was brain-damaged, the case hinged on what doctors and nurses did in the two hours before birth.
But the jury never heard about the nurse midwife trying...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:28 AM
As a mother of a young child, I feel it's important to stay up on the latest fashions. As such, I just blew the better part of this past year on the DivorceCoaster. Awesome ride. We decided to throw some sawdust on the vomit and stick it out. Whatever...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:36 PM
I was describing in last week's article a cow in labor I saw recently on a particularly hot day. She had a common condition of late pregnancy called a uterine torsion, or twisted uterus. Most of the time the uterus twists counterclockwise and this cow was...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Google "childbirth video," and hundreds of videos pop up, some with millions of views. "The Unassisted Birth of Jason Shawn II," a YouTube video which shows a woman grunting and shrieking in an inflatable pool before giving birth on her own, has 3.5...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:39 PM
An appointment with a pediatrician Thursday was a "big relief" to Katie Bauer, whose seven-month pregnancy with rare "momo" twins was at first confusing and then exhausting.
"It's all behind them, these guys are doing just fine," Dr. Joseph A. Garcia...