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Hadas Kuznits
August 01, 2019 - 7:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we enter World Breastfeeding Awareness Week — and Breastfeeding Awareness Month for all of August — advocates are encouraging and spreading information about breastfeeding. Dr. Diane Spatz, nurse researcher and director of CHOP's lactation program, said encouraging...
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Newborn baby in first of many small hospital beds - stock photo
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David Madden
June 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has issued its first report card on hospital maternity wards in the state and how well they perform. Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal calls this a baseline on which to build improvements in the system, when it comes to infant and particularly maternal...
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Phoenix police say Nathan Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse, has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via AP
May 21, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases. A lawyer for Nathan Sutherland says in an...
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Newborn baby inside incubator in hospital post delivery room.
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April 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Royal baby watchers want to know if Prince Harry will be in the delivery room with Meghan Markle. Does a dad have the legal right to be? In the 1950s, the father's role during labor and delivery of his child was to pace...
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Hadas Kuznits
March 16, 2019 - 7:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nearly a dozen women gathered to share their most intimate stories Saturday morning at the Oshun Family Center Birth Trauma Workshop in Fishtown. Iris Kimbrough of Germantown shared her birth trauma story with a group of strangers at the birth trauma workshop. She's...
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This undated photo issued by the Metropolitan Police shows Shamima Begum.
Metropolitan Police via AP
February 17, 2019 - 12:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group and now wants to return to the U.K. said Sunday she has given birth to a baby boy. The family's lawyer said 19-year-old Shamima Begum and the baby are in good health. In a recent interview with The Times...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2015 file photo, federal agents enter an upscale apartment complex where authorities say a birth tourism business charged pregnant women $50,000 for lodging, food and transportation, in Irvine, Calif.
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January 31, 2019 - 8:21 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Dongyuan Li's business was called "You Win USA," and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies who would automatically enjoy all the benefits of American citizenship. Over two years, the now-41-year-old raked...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
January 11, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American birth rate is at an all-time low. A new study of U.S. birth rates indicates not enough babies are being born to replenish the population in the country. According to the report by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 2,100 births per 1,000...
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This Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, photo shows Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix.
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January 10, 2019 - 7:14 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A doctor examined an Arizona woman in a vegetative state nearly nine months before she gave birth but did not find that she was pregnant, and medical experts said Thursday that it's possible she displayed no outward signs that workers who cared for her every day would have noticed...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
December 07, 2018 - 1:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local hospital says they have managed to drastically reduce their C-Section rate this year by implementing some simple practices for laboring moms. Paige Rowland, a certified nurse midwife at Einstein Hospital, was among those spearheading a national midwifery...
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