Having a baby is not easy. It’s even more challenging if you end up not being able to leave your house for the delivery. But that’s just how it went down for Angela Reinders of Eagan last week.
It’s been nine months since our bitter cold winter ended. Now, delivery rooms are bracing themselves for a Polar Vortex baby boom. All 39 maternity rooms and the NICU are full this weekend at a Des Moines hospital.
It’s been over a year since same sex couples have been allowed to legally wed in Minnesota. And in the months since gay marriage has been legal, for some couples, like Tara and Amy, the process of starting a family has changed, as well.
Having a baby is a life-changing experience. There is a lot of decision making that goes into planning for the child, and one of those is how the woman wants to deliver. There are a lot of options.
The Twins were playing short-handed Tuesday night against the Royals while outfielder Oswaldo Arcia spent time with his family following the birth of his baby boy. Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said Arcia declined to take paternity leave.
So many of the players on the All-Star team are familiar to Minnesota fans. One of them is not only a former Twin, but he grew up here too. Pat Neshek cut his teeth as a middle reliever for the Minnesota Twins, with his strange and effective delivery.
How adorable is Heather Brown’s new baby girl? Good Question — and as of Thursday morning, it’s one we can finally answer.
Over the past several months of answering viewer’s ‘Good Questions’, you’ve watched my belly grow. So, now that I’m closing in on end of this journey, I thought it appropriate to ask: Are there any natural tricks to inducing labor? According to father-of-three, Chris Shaffer, “It just takes a little sauerkraut and that baby will come right out.”
The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill allowing the state to retain blood samples from newborn babies indefinitely. Senators voted 36 to 20 to send the proposal to Gov. Mark Dayton.
A decision by Allina Health to stop water births led to a protest outside a Shakopee Hospital Monday morning. Earlier this month, Allina began telling doulas and expecting moms that underwater births would no longer be an option.
Joe Mauer is back in the lineup for the Minnesota Twins after missing six games to welcome his twin girls into the world. Slugger Josh Willingham may not be all the far behind him. Mauer was hitting third and playing catcher in the series opener against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Having a baby isn’t always easy for couples, and fertility can be a sensitive topic.
The Minnesota Zoo announced that its infant two-toed sloth — born on Feb. 3 — is slowly making its public debut on the Tropics Trail.
A Friday night at home with her daughters Jaida and Ana was what Kristine Ramos-Walker was really looking forward to. She wasn’t due for another 12 days, but just after 7 p.m. she started having contractions.
Lily the black bear gave birth to two cubs Saturday morning in front of a worldwide internet audience.
James Robbins got the message every expecting father waits nine long months to receive. But getting to the hospital in time wasn’t an option.
Adults make difficult decisions constantly, from retirement to first homes, which job to take or which car to buy, but nothing is quite as overwhelming as preparing to be a parent. Every step is full of often unsolicited advice and new changes with an endless stream of decisions to make. Minnesota’s best parenting classes are designed to alleviate that pressure, educating parents about everything from pregnancy to postpartum, no matter your planned approach.
Como Park Zoo’s artic fox, Aurora, gave birth to nine pups over the weekend. The pups, weighing between 1.8 and 2.2 ounces, are not currently on public display yet.
A Maple Grove couple just couldn’t wait to meet their new bundle of joy — in fact, they didn’t get make it through the front door of the hospital.
An Eyota, Minn., couple is experiencing something almost nobody in entire world will ever have. As of Monday, they can now say all three of their children share a birthday.
An Iowa woman has given birth to a boy weighing 13 pounds and 13 ounces — without the aid of surgery.
The sister of a black bear who gave birth while the world watched via a webcam is preparing to give birth herself.
In just four short days, millions of Christians around the world will celebrate the birth of Jesus. But was he really born in December?
Jimmy Kimmel steps up for Jessica Alba when she needs a partner at her birth class. You can see what happens for yourself.
Moms will tell you stories of long deliveries, spending hours in the hospital. But a Twin Cities mother spent just two minutes giving birth.