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  • Whooping cough cases rise

    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients.
  • Breast-feeding best for tiniest babies

    Breast-feeding best for tiniest babies
    Two weeks after her baby came into the world, Alicia Crews was still scared to hold her new daughter, Indira, against her breast. She was 1 pound, 3 ounces at birth — about the size of a newborn puppy. "She's so light, I couldn't feel her on me,"...

    Maternal Mortality Rate Causes Alarm

    Maternal Mortality Rate Causes Alarm
    After a difficult pregnancy, weeks of bed rest and an emergency cesarean section, Liz Logelin got only a quick peek at her daughter before the newborn, healthy but premature, was whisked away to the neonatal unit. The next day, a nurse arrived with a...

    Babies' Bacteria Depend on Delivery

    Babies' Bacteria Depend on Delivery
    Concern about a newborn's bacterial flora is not a topic you're likely to hear discussed in the waiting room of the maternity ward — but that may change. A new study has found that the way in which babies are delivered exposes them to specific...

    C-Section Most Common Surgery

    C-Section Most Common Surgery
    According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most common surgery in the country is now cesarean delivery of infants, also known as C-sections. Although an acceptable rate has not been established for this type of...