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Pregnant employee sues company after firing her for bathroom breaks

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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… [Read More]

Pregnant California mother and daughter share same due date

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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… [Read More]

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

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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… [Read More]

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

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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… [Read More]

Facebook and Apple now covering cost for women to freeze eggs

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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… [Read More]

California couple announces pregnancy with Wes Anderson parody

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In the olden days, a newly pregnant woman invited a close friend for tea to share her news and picked up the telephone to talk with friends and relatives living far away. Then came pregnancy announcements in the form of cards, sometimes adorned with pr… [Read More]

New NYC bar will serve liquor to pregnant women?

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A provocative sign for the “first bar for pregnant women” called Gestations is turning heads in New York’s East Village. “All you mothers-to-be should come check out our trimester specials and our 9-month happy hour because now you’re drinkin… [Read More]

Bill Clinton slips: Is Chelsea having a . . .?

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Chelsea Clinton has been showing off her baby bump at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York this week — and everyone has been wondering, Is it a boy or girl? Well, her father may have spilled the beans this afternoon. This afternoon in an i… [Read More]

Chelsea Clinton shows off baby bump at Clinton Global Initiative

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Chelsea Clinton was glowing this week as she took part in events for the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting in New York. Wearing a silk green dress, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hi… [Read More]

Ultrasound image of baby giving thumbs-up goes viral

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An unborn baby who’s the star of an ultrasound image that’s going viral just might be a future movie critic. In the image, the fetus is giving a thumbs-up sign. Ultrasound photos are usually fuzzy and it’s hard to make out much of anything beyond… [Read More]
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