Posts filtered on Category

Category: Pregnancy/birth

Pregnant meteorologist stands up to hateful viewers

A message for the haters…Hey guys! Once more, I have to get something off my chest. So, the nature of my job makes… Posted by Katie Fehlinger on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 A pregnant Philadelphia meteorologist is standing up against hateful viewer…
Categories: Pregnancy/birth

Doctor finds stone fetus in 90-year-old woman

A Chilean medical team was shocked when they took a close look at an X-ray from a woman who is at least 90 years old, and noticed a fetus filling her entire abdominal cavity, according to the BBC. The woman came into the hospital in San Antonio after a…
Categories: Pregnancy/birth

Woman becomes first-time mom at age 65 in Israel

A 65-year-old became the oldest woman in Israel to give birth. Haya Shahar, a hassidic woman from Bnei Brak, had longed for children for years and was unable to get pregnant during her 46-year marriage to 67-year-old Shmuel, the Jerusalem Post reports…
Categories: Pregnancy/birth

Baby born ‘pregnant’ with twins

It’s extremely rare for a baby to be born pregnant and occurs in only 1 in about 500,000 births. Now, a new study is bringing new attention to this unusual condition. In the February issue of the Hong Kong Medical Journal, Dr. Yu Kai-man, a speciali…
Categories: Pregnancy/birth, Twins

Woman learns she’s pregnant only an hour before giving birth

Most pregnant women spend nine months fretting over the health of their baby, worrying about eating the right foods, anxious about sharing the news with their boss. Katie Kropas of Weymouth, Mass., missed all of that. Kropas, 23, didn’t even know she…
Categories: Pregnancy/birth

Pregnant employee sues company after firing her for bathroom breaks

Dawn Steckmann wants her job back. The Oregon woman says she was fired from a position with Maxim Integrated Products after male managers complained about the frequent bathroom breaks she was taking during her second pregnancy. Steckmann has filed a ge…

Pregnant California mother and daughter share same due date

Remember that screwball scene in the 1995 romantic comedy Father of the Bride Part II when a crazed George Banks (played by Steve Martin) is practically hyperventilating as he runs around the hospital delivery room where both his wife and daughter ar…

Pregnant mom in labor pulled over for speeding, held up at gunpoint

You know the dramatic scene from watching movies. A pregnant woman is in labor and her husband is frantically hopping around as he ushers her into the car. Driving to the hospital, the mom-to-be is howling in pain in the passenger’s seat while the hu…

Woman who didn’t know she was pregnant gives birth to twins

An Iowa woman has a story right out of a television sit-com. When Shelby Magnani of Ankeny went to the hospital for a piercing pain in her stomach she was surprised to learn she was pregnant. Making the plot line even more intense . . . after the docto…

Facebook and Apple now covering cost for women to freeze eggs

Apple and Facebook are now offering women a huge job perk: egg freezing. For those who want to temporarily stop their biological clocks and delay having children, the Silicon Valley tech giants will cover the cost of this procedure that allows women to…