Tag: Pregnancy

People Who Wear the Hijab Face Unique Discrimination During Pregnancy

Mariam, 34, was in labor with her first son when she started experiencing severe preeclampsia, a condition where blood pressure can get dangerously high. The Seattle resident observes hijab and was afraid of how she would be treated at the hospital after hearing horror stories of other Muslim women delivering. To her dismay, her experience […]

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Hospital dresses newborns as Elsa, Anna and Olaf to get ready for Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’

The newborn babies at a Kansas hospital are ready for “Frozen 2,” even if they’re a little bit young for a trip to the movie theater. The staff at Saint Luke’s South Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas, dressed up the little ones — who were only a day or two old — earlier this week as characters […]

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Orange Is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks Just Welcomed Her First Child—and Curated a Clothing Line Just for Moms

Fantastic news for Orange Is the New Black favorite Danielle Brooks: She’s now a mom! The actress/singer and her boyfriend welcomed a daughter on Nov. 16, announcing her arrival (but no name, as of yet) via a sweet post on Instagram. Advertisement Preparing for one’s first child is no easy feat, but Brooks was busy […]

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Florida couple gives birth to boy thanks to ‘Win a Baby’ contest

A “Win a Baby” contest hosted by a Florida radio station helped turn one couple into parents. The contest, which was hosted by Florida’s B1039 in November 2017, offered one woman the chance to receive a free round of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and all the medication needed. The sweepstakes called for videos from women explaining […]

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Smithfield family shows strength after near-death car crash

SMITHFIELD, Va. – The phone rings. It’s a normal Wednesday morning, but the voice on the other end delivers life-shattering news — “your wife has been in a serious car crash.” Panic fills the air and Trey Lanford is left to ask himself, “was she going to live? Was the baby going to live?” These […]

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Colorado doctor accused of using own sperm to impregnate fertility patients

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DENVER (KDVR) – At least 10 people believe they are half-siblings from the same sperm donor – Dr. Paul Jones. Three complete strangers with a similar curiosity did what millions have done – take a DNA test with Ancestry.com or 23 and Me. However, their results traced back […]

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Woman who didn’t know she was pregnant delivers healthy baby after weight loss surgery

HILLSBOROUGH Co., Fla. (WFTS) — A Florida woman was in for an unexpected surprise after her new weight loss surgery. For close to a decade, Daria Yackwack, a former Tampa resident who now lives in Fort Walton Beach, had to live with polycycstic ovary syndrome. **Embargo: Tampa, FL**Daria Yackwack was in for an unexpected surprise after […]

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Indiana teen pleads guilty to murdering cheerleader pregnant with their baby

An Indiana teenager pleaded guilty to killing a high school cheerleader who was pregnant with their child. In a deal entered Wednesday, Aaron Trejo pleaded guilty to one count of murder and one count of feticide, both felonies. Last December, he confessed to fatally stabbing his classmate, who was six months pregnant, in the heart and then […]

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What Happened When I Continued Methadone Treatment While Pregnant

For many women, getting on methadone doesn’t happen until they find out they’re pregnant. Their options are to either keep using or get into treatment. I started taking methadone five months before I stopped using and faced a bit of a learning curve. It was difficult to separate myself from the lifestyle and the people […]

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Both Parents’ Drinking Habits Matter When They’re Trying to Have a Baby

It’s well known that people hoping to become pregnant should avoid alcohol, but the bulk of research has focused on how drinking affects the pregnant partner’s ability to conceive (like how it can take longer to get pregnant or hurt your chances of having a healthy baby). But a new metanalysis published Thursday in the […]

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Lauren Conrad Shows Off Her Baby Bump & Admits to Having Mixed Feelings About Approaching Due Date

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Pregnant Ashley Graham Hilariously Shows Off Her Underwear as She Works Out

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Ashley Graham Shows Off Baby Bump After Clapping Back at Fan Saying She ‘Struggled’ to Get Pregnant

Ashley Graham Claps Back at Fan Saying She Struggled to Get Pregnant | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Ashley Graham Shows Off Baby Bump After Clapping Back at Fan Saying She ‘Struggled’ to Get Pregnant this link is to an external site that may […]

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Booked and Busy: Danielle Brooks Joyfully Announces She’s 5 Months Pregnant

Photo: Rachel Murray (Getty Images for Netflix) Danielle Brooks has *some personal news.* The Orange Is the New Black star and Broadway dynamo officially announced her pregnancy on social media on Tuesday. The first was a post with Brooks showing off her “pregnant” Clearblue pregnancy stick. “So elated to finally share this news with you […]

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