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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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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Diana Sanchez gives birth alone in Denver jail cell
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 9:59 am
A woman who gave birth alone in her jail cell in Denver is suing the city after deputies and nurses allegedly ignored her pleas for help during about five hours of labor.
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Jaleel Loper
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Jim Melwert
August 08, 2019 - 12:58 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office is seeking the death penalty against a 28-year-old Philadelphia man who prosecutors say strangled and killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend and their unborn child. Jaleel Loper entered a plea of not guilty for the murder of...
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Prison cell
David Madden
July 12, 2019 - 1:17 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is changing the rules for prison inmates to be held in solitary confinement. The Corrections Department made changes under an order from Gov. Phil Murphy, who has now approved a bill that makes those rules the law of the land. "It makes New Jersey a leader...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 09, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report released this week by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention found that three out of five pregnancy-related deaths in America are preventable. Jefferson University Hospital maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Jason Baxter, who also serves on...
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Amy Schumer
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
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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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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A crash at Overbrook and Haverford avenues led to a pregnant woman giving birth three months early.
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Tim Jimenez
February 05, 2019 - 7:11 am
UPDATED 10 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a woman gave birth prematurely Tuesday morning shortly after the pickup truck she was in was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver. Around 2:30 a.m., police say the 42-year-old pregnant woman and a 36-year-old male driver were in a brown...
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