| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:05 PM
For many, having control of when your baby is born would mean avoiding what some would call undesirable dates. Such dates might include: April Fool’s Day; Halloween; and Leap Day. With a scheduled c-section, one York County family had the...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:41 PM
The odds of being born on Feb. 29 are one in 1,461, according to the
Honor Society of Leap Year Day Babies.
But with the special day, comes an added responsibility for parents.
They don't just have to decide on a name, but a celebration date as
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Cows, especially beef cows, usually don't decide to deliver their calf at a time when it's convenient for the farmer. I once read a sign on the wall of a barn that read "No calving between 5 p.m. and 5 a.m." Yeah, right — like the cows are going to...
| Mar 27, 2012
Mariely Gutierrez is expecting her first child and her decision to elect a vaginal birth is an easy one for her to make.
"I would go to C-sectiononly,” Mariely said. “If my baby would be in danger or some last resort thing."
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:02 PM
When birth certificates are filed for Adrian Karol Kois and Lamaya West, born 22 miles apart in the first moments of 2012, the documents will say each child came into the world at the stroke of midnight.
Who was really first? That might well depend on...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Most people welcomed 2012 with a bang, but some others brought in the New Year with a puuuuuuuush!!!!
Yvonne Pena gave birth to a healthy baby girl at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble at 1:01 am Sunday. Baby Daniella proved Cinderella wrong:...
| Jan 11, 2012
A new fetal heart rate monitor goes one step further and tracks the baby's oxygen level too. This gives the physician more information so he can determine whether intervention is appropriate, experts say.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is one of 14...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:53 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A baby delivered by cesarean section in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula about four weeks ahead of her due date weighed in above 12 pounds.
Crista Hebel tells the Traverse City Record-Eagle her "jaw dropped" Sunday...
| Apr 16, 2012
Breast is best! Simmer down boys, I'm talking aboutbabies and breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding campaign groups want formula out of hospitals. They are demanding that the hospitals stop giving away free formula to new mothers.
Dozens of groups sent out...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The parents of a new mother found dead in a Rolla hospital say she did not intentionally overdose on prescription pain medicine. Stephanie Maylee’s parents say the 25-year-old struggled with pain from Scoliosis and a C-section.
| Feb 13, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Yale medical researchers have found that C-sections may be causing breathing problems in preemies who are small for their age.
The researcher reviewed eight years of birth certificates and found that babies delivered by a C-section before 34 weeks of...