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Baby born ‘pregnant’ with twins

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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… [Read More]
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Woman learns she’s pregnant only an hour before giving birth

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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… [Read More]
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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]