U.S. Supreme Court
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Pat Loeb
July 08, 2020 - 5:28 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of broad, new exemptions to birth control coverage in employer health plans, in a case brought by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. The court ruled 7-to-2 in favor of the Philadelphia-based Little Sisters of the Poor. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
July 06, 2020 - 11:30 am
Trying to play a team sport in the middle of a global pandemic does with enough risk on its own. For new Phillies pitcher Zack Wheeler and his wife, Dominique, add in the expected birth of their first child around the time the season begins. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 01, 2020 - 2:07 pm
Doulas in New Jersey can resume their duties in delivery rooms again, following coronavirus shutdowns. Read more here.
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A pregnant woman wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
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Lynne Adkins
March 23, 2020 - 4:39 pm
COVID-19 is scary for all of us, but it could be a bigger problem if you’re pregnant. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
January 31, 2020 - 4:00 am
Excess stress during pregnancy can have a negative impact on the unborn baby, according to a new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Read more here.
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A flag is waved outside the White House, in Washington.
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AP News
January 22, 2020 - 7:33 pm
The Trump administration is coming out Thursday with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a coveted U.S. passport. Read more here.
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An infant.
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KYW Staff
January 10, 2020 - 5:07 pm
According to a study from East Carolina University, women who keep moving during pregnancy may have infants with more advanced motor skills. Read more here.
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Jennifer Gobrecht gave birth to a boy following a uterine transplant.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 10:48 am
A Philadelphia woman who gave birth to a boy she carried inside a transplanted womb said that the experimental procedure at Penn Medicine delivered a “miracle.” Read more here.
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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 5:12 pm
A New Jersey appeals court has ruled a police department's policy that differentiates between pregnant officers and others is unlawful. Read more here.
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A pregnant woman eating, reading a book.
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KYW Staff
December 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
If you are considering becoming pregnant or are pregnant, it is very important to know that the lifestyle decisions you make can have a dramatic impact on your unborn baby. Read more here.
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