CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Poppy Seed Bagel Causes Woman Giving Birth To Fail Drug TestElizabeth Eden was headed to St. Joseph Medical Center on April 4 and had a poppy seed bagel for breakfast before going into labor.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Premature Births For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.
Eating Fast Food Hurts Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study FindsAustralian researchers have concluded that the amount of fruit and fast food in a diet can significantly affect the time it takes for a woman to become pregnant.
Twins Congratulate Beyonce's Pregnancy On TwitterThe Minnesota Twins reached out to Beyonce on Twitter Thursday after she announced on Instagram she's pregnant, with twins.
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.