Researchers in Canada have discovered that expectant moms can give their babies a boost in life just by keeping fit while pregnant – and all it takes is a half hour a day. According to researchers at the University of Montreal, low-impact work-outs, like swimming and walking actually help a newborn’s brain develop faster. For most pregnant women, 20 to 30 minutes of moderate exercise is recommended on most, if not all, days of the week. Scientists placed electrode caps on babies who were 8- to 12-days old and measured activity as their brains’ responded to different sounds.
Researchers in the U.K. say they have developed the world’s first test to accurately diagnose a pregnancy complication that can be life-threatening.
It’s something people are pretty uncomfortable talking about: babies who are stillborn. It’s also something that became real to our WCCO-TV family last year. Aaron Goodyear, whom we call “Goody,” is a photojournalist at WCCO-TV. Last December, he and his wife, Amber, lost their baby late in the pregnancy.
A man accused of slapping a crying toddler on a jet is set to go on trial this week. Joe Rickey Hundley faces a misdemeanor simple assault charge in the February incident, and his trial is scheduled to start Thursday in federal court in Atlanta.
Two Asian wild horse foals – a male and female – will make their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo Thursday.
It’s a tough time to be far from home for Joe Mauer as his wife, Maddie, is going into labor, according to Minnesota’s Baseball Communications Director Dustin Morse. Mauer was scratched from Minnesota’s game against the LA Angels and has hopped a flight back home as the couple are expecting twins.
The worrying is over for dozens of Minnesota families. Their loved ones with the Minnesota National Guard returned home Tuesday after spending nearly a year in Afghanistan. As they were saving lives overseas, new lives were beginning in some of their own homes.
When Nicolle and Eric Leska got married in 2010, they knew they wanted to wait a bit before having another child. But at 38-years-old, Nicolle knew their risk of a baby with chromosomal abnormalities was going up, however slightly.
Mothers who want to successfully breastfeed are usually urged to avoid any formula. But a new study shows giving a little formula to some newborns may actually help moms keep breastfeeding.
Bird dancing to DAFT PUNK! You gotta be kidding me!
What’s it like to wear Google Glasses? Check out the Smack Down!
Fans of babies will love new Evian video!
This Easter weekend, you can take your little ones to see the little ones at the Minnesota Zoo, which debuts this year’s new additions this weekend.
A new University of Minnesota study should put the minds of many pregnant women who are still on the job full-time at ease.
The breezy weather made for perfect conditions for the Winter Kite Festival on Lake Harriet but also proved how powerful those gusts were on Saturday.