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.
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."
The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda GeddesSimon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.
Program Rewards Teen Moms-To-Be Who Stay SoberA new program is providing rewards for teenagers who stay alcohol-free during pregnancy. An organization called Healthy Brains for Children is heading the effort. Expecting teenagers are given a cell phone as an incentive but also a Breathalyzer that they will be required to blow into during the day.
Report: More Moms Using Donated Eggs To Have BabiesNew numbers out Thursday from the Journal of American Medicine show women in the U.S. are using donated eggs to get pregnant more and more. In the last decade, fertility clinics reported close to double the amount of procedures using donated eggs.
Study: Expecting Moms Need To Avoid The FluA new study suggests moms who get sick with the flu or fever while pregnant may have an increased risk of having a child with autism.
Pregnant Woman Assaulted In Hospital, Man ArrestedA man was arrested Thursday after Maplewood Police say he assaulted a pregnant woman, before kicking and punching a nurse that tried to intervene.
Charges: Man Pimped Woman Pregnant With His BabyA 19-year-old Burnsville, Minn. man has been charged with forcing the woman pregnant with his child into prostitution.
New Mental Exam Set For Wis. Fetal-Abduction CaseThe defense team for a Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman in October and trying to steal her unborn baby wants a fresh mental exam for their client.
Slain Woman's Family Haunted By Ride With StrangerDays after someone killed his pregnant sister-in-law and sliced the fetus from her womb, Josue Garcia says his family remains haunted by a single question: Why would Maritza Ramirez-Cruz get into the car of a woman she didn't know?
Mother Who Had Fetus Removed 'By Force' IdentifiedA Milwaukee woman abducted a young pregnant mother and removed her fetus just days before the baby was due, killing both of them, authorities said. The suspect was arrested after she tried to pass the baby off as her own.