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This week brings the premiere of a short film Villanova University students have been working on since September.
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Ian Bush
April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week brings the premiere of a short film Villanova University students have been working on since September. It took them to the Horn of Africa, where they found desperate conditions for expectant moms in need of health care. "They only have one operating room,...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The International Cesarean Awareness Network, also known as ICAN, says they want birthing parents to be aware of the risks and rates of C-sections in America. April marks C-section Awareness Month and Tori Jennings with the Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of I-CAN...
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Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps attends the game between the Phoenix Suns and the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Nicole Johnson during the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
April 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
( RADIO.COM )— Michael Phelps’ family is expanding. On Sunday, the retired Olympic swimmer revealed he and wife Nicole Johnson are expecting their third child. “No. 3 on the way! Can’t wait to see the journey that this takes us on!!!” the 33-year-old captioned a photo of his sons Boomer, 2, and 13-...
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Amy Schumer
Netflix
March 28, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By Chloe Melas (CNN) — For Amy Schumer, pregnancy has not been a breeze. The comedian has been open about her sometimes debilitating morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum, which folks, doesn't just happen in the morning. But now she's showing her Instagram followers that pregnancy has...
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Pregnant woman
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March 28, 2019 - 12:28 pm
By Swati Gupta and Anshula Raj (CNN) — A 20-year-old Bangladeshi woman gave birth to twins — 26 days after giving birth to her first child. Arifa Sultana gave birth to a boy in late February, according to Dr. Sheila Poddar, a gynecologist at Ad-Din hospital in Dhaka. After a normal delivery, the...
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When it comes to diets, there are many varieties from which to choose: weight loss, plans to lower cholesterol and manage diabetes, and foods to fuel endurance athletes. Now, there's a diet that claims it can boost a woman's chances of having a baby.
CNN
March 13, 2019 - 9:23 pm
By Lisa Drayer, CNN (CNN) - - When it comes to diets, there are many varieties from which to choose: weight loss, plans to lower cholesterol and manage diabetes, and foods to fuel endurance athletes. Now, there's a diet that claims it can boost a woman's chances of having a baby. The diet was...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2018 file photo, protesters hold signs supporting Planned Parenthood in Seattle, as they demonstrate against President Donald Trump and his choice of federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his second nominee to the Supreme Court.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo, file
March 05, 2019 - 4:55 pm
(AP) — The American Medical Association and Planned Parenthood filed a federal court lawsuit Tuesday challenging a new Trump administration rule changing criteria for family-planning grant money in ways sought by anti-abortion activists. The new rule, announced last week by the Department of Health...
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Can the flu shot cause a pregnant woman to miscarry? No, absolutely not, according to a new study.
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February 28, 2019 - 8:12 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) - - Can the flu shot cause a pregnant woman to miscarry? No, absolutely not. That's the verdict of a study presented Wednesday to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. The study comes as the nation's attention...
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An anonymous Voorhees police officer tipped a pregnant waitress $100 for her first children.
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Mike DeNardo
February 18, 2019 - 2:10 pm
VOORHEES, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As a Voorhees police officer finished his meal Feb. 15 at the Lamp Post Diner in Gloucester Township, he left an unexpected baby gift for the waitress — a $100 tip. The officer's bill only came out to $8.75, but he left a gracious tip for 23-year-old Courtney...
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Pregnancy.
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Lynne Adkins
February 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's another thing for women to avoid when pregnant or nursing. You know to avoid alcohol and cigarettes while pregnant or nursing. Now, you need to steer clear of marijuana. Denise Ellison, program coordinator for Newborn Nursery Services at Abington-Jefferson...
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