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Twins’ Arcia Stays Behinds After Birth Of Child

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.

07/29/2014

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With All-Star Appearance & New Baby, Neshek Has Great 2014

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.

07/15/2014

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WCCO Reporter Heather Brown Welcomes Baby Girl

How adorable is Heather Brown’s new baby girl? Good Question — and as of Thursday morning, it’s one we can finally answer.

05/22/2014

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Good Question: Is There A Natural Way To Induce Labor?

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.”

05/12/2014

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Minnesota Senate Passes Newborn Blood Sample Bill

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.

05/02/2014

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Minn. Health Network To Discontinue Water Births

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.

04/21/2014

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Mauer Back After Birth Of Twin Girls

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.

07/30/2013

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Fertility Touchy Subject As Women Wait Longer To Have Kids

Having a baby isn’t always easy for couples, and fertility can be a sensitive topic.

07/19/2013

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Infant Sloth Born At Minnesota Zoo — Slowly Makes Debut

The Minnesota Zoo announced that its infant two-toed sloth — born on Feb. 3 — is slowly making its public debut on the Tropics Trail.

03/07/2013

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Baby Born In Family Bathroom As Girls Call Paramedics

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.

02/19/2013

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‘Lily The Black Bear’ Gives Birth To 2 Cubs To Web Audience

Lily the black bear gave birth to two cubs Saturday morning in front of a worldwide internet audience.

01/12/2013

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6,700 Miles Away, Skype Brings Dad To Delivery Room

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.

11/03/2012

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Best Childbirth And New Parent Classes In Minnesota

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.

05/25/2012

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Como Zoo’s Arctic Fox Gives Birth To Nine Pups

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.

05/23/2012

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Mom Gives Birth On Sidewalk Outside Hospital

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.

03/14/2012

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