| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:25 AM
When Melanie Greenier, 34, woke up from her afternoon nap on New Year’s Eve, she immediately went into panic mode.
“My water broke,” Greenier said.
“I was in shock, pacing. I couldn’t figure out what to pack and what to...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:06 AM
I recently inherited a large amount of Leinenkugel’s beer from friends who had a New Years Eve party and wanted to get rid of the excess alcohol. It wasn’t until I’d gotten home and unpacked it in my refrigerator that I remembered:...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:49 PM
The baby delivery ward at Glendale Adventist Medical Center was a hub of activity Wednesday, with nine babies having been born by mid-afternoon on the very rare date of 12-12-12 — the last time such a triple-date sequence will be on the calendar...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:52 AM
A nurse handed Lee Stevens scrubs as his wife was rushed into surgery. He threw them on over his clothes while listening to the commotion through the hospital doors.
The WSBT-TV news producer felt terrified.
It all started around 5 a.m. March 5, 2010,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
What do you do when you have a cow that is springing with calf but over her due date? I get asked that question quite often and my answer is almost always an unequivocal "Induce her!"
The only reason I say my answer is almost always and not always is the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Fewer moms scheduled early deliveries when hospitals used a tool kit to promote full-term pregnancies, according to a research funded by the March of Dimes and others.
Researchers looked at deliveries at 25 hospitals who used the tool kit and found that...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:24 AM
A Dodge City family sees triple with new additions to the family.
Jimena, Jasmine and Jadien were born Easter Sunday at Western Plains Medical Center. They are the first triplets ever born at the hospital. The babies were born a minute apart, and...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:24 PM
A Blacksburg woman previously indicted on charges that she was driving drunk when she got into an accident that killed her unborn son pled no contest on Wednesday to involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence.
Harmony Stair, 33, pled no...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 11:31 PM
Sometimes, when Amanda Lucio looks into her 4-month-old son’s bright eyes, she searches for answers.
“Sometimes he looks at you with those eyes, and it’s like he’s crying out for help,” she said. “Just give me a sign...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:04 PM
A warning against a Cesarean section and induced labor for moms-to-be from the Kansas March of Dimes.
The organization, along with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, announced a new initiative, urging women to reach 40 weeks in their...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:33 PM
For more than six months, Nancy McClain thought her abdominal cramps and low back pain were the result of a bladder infection.
But when the discomfort wouldn't disappear, she headed to her gynecologist, who performed a pelvic ultrasound, revealing a...