HCMC Announces Nitrous Oxide Option For Laboring MothersLaboring mothers now have another option to cope with pain at the Hennepin County Medical Center: Nitrous oxide.
Good Question: What Is Appropriate To Say To A Pregnant Woman?Pregnancy is a physical and emotional experience for moms. It’s also one that brings all kinds of comments from those around them. So, what's appropriate, (and what's not!) to say to a pregnant woman? Good Question.
Study: Doulas Can Improve Birth Outcomes For Low Income WomenA new University of Minnesota study says low income women who get support from a doula during the pregnancy end up with fewer dangerous and costly birth complications.
Gov. Walker Backs 20-Week Abortion Ban With Or Without ExemptionGov. Scott Walker says he will sign a 20-week abortion ban whether or not it includes an exemption for cases of rape or incest. Walker was asked Monday about the bill following a speech at a Boys and Girls Club event in Delavan.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing For MN Woman In LaborA Minnesota woman who was flying from Philadelphia to Atlanta went into labor, causing the flight she was on to make an emergency landing in North Carolina. According to a report from the CBS affiliate in Greensboro, Shaniqua Cherry was on American Airlines flight 611 when her water broke.
Eagan Woman Forced To Deliver Baby At Home On Bathroom FloorHaving 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.
More Women Freezing Eggs & Focusing On Careers FirstWhen and how women decide to have a family is changing. In some cases, women are postponing parenthood to focus on their career. Apple and Facebook are now even offering to pay for female employees to freeze their eggs.
Mpls. Couple’s Photo Booth Pregnancy Reveal Goes ViralA Minneapolis husband and wife are still getting used to their unexpected fame. Jessica Devins set out to surprise her husband, Michael, with a creative way to let him know she's expecting. They posted the video of the big reveal on YouTube Christmas Eve, and within weeks, the video got more than six million views and was all over social media.
Surprise Pregnancy Announcement At Pizzeria Lola Goes ViralA Twin Cities couple's tender moment at a local pizza restaurant is getting talked about all around the nation this morning. It's all because of one wife's surprise for her husband in a photo booth.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
Health Watch: New Guidelines Encourage Pregnant Women To Eat More FishA recent survey of pregnant women found most are eating little or no fish. Now, the federal government is out with new recommendations to try to change that. The concern is bigger fish have higher mercury levels, which can harm a developing brain.

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