| 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...
| Jun 22, 2013
For most of the last 25 years or so, the experience of pregnancy, labor and delivery has changed little for most women. But change is coming to the most traditional setting, the hospital.
And it's being spurred by midwives, labor coaches called doulas,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Kim Kardashian's family is swooning over her new baby girl with Kanye West.
The reality TV starlet, 32, gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday in Los Angeles, about a month before her expected due date and just in time for West, 36, to celebrate Father's...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Kathleen Anne Breen — all 8 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 inches of her — lay on her mother's chest at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach.
She had been born just hours before, and now, shielded by a blanket and tiny hat, she slept with the serenity...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Mickey Rose, 3, has blond curly hair, big blue eyes and a wide smile.
Mickey doesn’t have full function in his left hand and his speech is delayed. Mickey, the son of Michael Jr. and Jennifer Rose, Jerome, suffered a stroke a few days before his...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:10 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More babies born via cesarean section grow up to be heavy kids and teens than those delivered vaginally, according to a new study of more than 10,000 UK infants.
Eleven-year-olds delivered by C-section, for example, were 83...
| May 18, 2013
| 1:43 AM
Dr. Benjamin Lehr remembers a time when El Centro stopped at Adams Avenue and the Imperial Valley convalescent home was at the end of the farmland.
That is how long Lehr has practiced medicine in the Valley, for 50 years.
On average Lehr said he sees...