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Stories with subject: Pregnancy and childbirth
  • new storyPlanned Parenthood responds to Oregon Republicans 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 2:04 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette is reimbursed for expenses, but does not profit from the collection of tissue after abortions, according to its president and CEO.

  • Correction: Breast-feeding-Hospitals story 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 1:40 pm

    NEW YORK - In an Oct. 6 story about hospitals' efforts to promote breast-feeding, The Associated Press reported erroneously what proportion of hospitals in 2013 helped women start nursing within an hour of birth. The story should have said it was nearly two-thirds, not more than two-thirds.

  • Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean 'epidemic' in Brazil story has photos
    Updated: Oct-07-15 12:06 am

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Thais Faria sank into a leather love seat, relaxing under the ministrations first of a masseuse, then a manicurist and finally a hairdresser-cum-makeup artist. Not 24 hours after her daughter was born via cesarean, Faria was being pampered at an upscale Rio de Janeiro maternity clinic.

  • Correction: Pregnancy Drug Use story 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 10:56 am

    CLARKSBURG, West Virginia - In a story Sept. 28 about drug use among pregnant women, The Associated Press, based on a newspaper's story, erroneously reported the number of babies born in the state with neonatal abstinence syndrome. Removes reference to rate per 1,000 admissions in reporting the number of cases in 2010.

  • Martin Luther King's niece speaking at pregnancy center 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 4:01 am

    ORANGEBURG, South Carolina - The niece of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is speaking in Orangeburg with citizens and community leaders on helping women with unplanned or difficult pregnancies.

  • Lawsuit says company discriminated against pregnant women 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 2:01 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A lawsuit filed by a federal agency accuses a New Mexico-based convenience store company of violating civil rights laws by refusing to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant women with disabilities.

  • Tiny, premature baby survives birth on a cruise ship 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 2:25 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah woman who unexpectedly gave birth on a cruise ship months before her due date said she wrapped towels around the 1 1/2-pound boy and kept him alive with the help of medical staff until the ship reached port.

  • Iowa man found guilty of forcing wife to end 2 pregnancies 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 6:04 pm

    STORM LAKE, Iowa - A jury has found a northwest Iowa man guilty of forcing his wife to terminate two pregnancies.

  • Doctor honored by bishop for volunteer work 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 5:01 am

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire doctor has been honored by Bishop Peter Libasci of the Diocese of Manchester for her volunteer work helping pregnant women with free medical screenings and other services.

  • Soft cheese linked to listeria death in Ohio 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 5:17 pm

    WASHINGTON - A California company has recalled several brands of soft cheeses after they were linked to 24 illnesses around the country over the last five years, including a 2012 death in Ohio.

  • New Mexico drive encourages steps to promote breastfeeding 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 1:02 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A new media campaign being launched in New Mexico by a coalition that promotes breastfeeding encourages hospitals to adopt an array of practices for maternity and infant care.

  • Extreme preemies make survival gains, 20-year study finds 
    Updated: Sep-08-15 11:07 am

    CHICAGO - Odds have improved that many extremely premature U.S. infants will survive without major problems, although prospects remain poor for the smallest and youngest, born nearly four months too soon, a government-funded study found.