THE NEW FORTY Surprise, surprise, surprise!
I could swear I heard Gomer Pyle uttering his famous phrase - Surprise, surprise, surprise! - after reading today the story of Duluth runner Trish Staine. Staine went to the emergency room on Monday w... Posted on 6/5/13 at 4:15 PM
STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT Drum roll please!
The final tally is in. The total raised at Tuesday nights annual fundraising banquet for the clients of the Women's Pregnancy Center in Grand Forks is: $122,229.
This is the most money we have ever r... Posted on 10/11/12 at 11:43 AM
FAMILY AND LIVING Life as an Incubator
Sometimes when a woman is pregnant, she feels like a human incubator. As soon as you announce your pregnancy, things cease to be about the woman, and become either about the baby or how she is taking ... Posted on 3/13/11 at 1:34 PM
MODERN-DAY JANE Yes, I also talk in my sleep. Pity my husband.
Two of my dear friends are expecting babies at any minute. I'm not exaggerating - too much. Both of them are in the last two weeks of their longest pregnancies. One of them, L, has been having contrac... Posted on 11/2/10 at 3:34 PM
HEALTHBEAT Notes from the stork room
The role of dads in the birth of their children is so well established, it's hard to remember there was a time when fathers were firmly relegated to the waiting room.
Just in time for Father's Da... Posted on 6/19/09 at 6:09 AM
Marnie Schuschke, Grand Forks, knows firsthand how much of an impact the March of Dimes foundation can have on a family. Her 18-month-old twin boys, Zak and Porter, were born on Oct. 2, 2011, eight and a half weeks premature.
In a scathing rebuke accusing the Obama administration of letting election-year politics trump science, a federal judge ruled Friday that women of any age should be able to buy emergency contraception without a doctor's prescription.
Larry Neumeister and Lauran Neergaard
, April 05, 2013
Sarah Herland can tell right away if her daughter, eight-month-old Lilly, likes her baby food. Herland recently got into making her own baby food, inspired by a friend. She started with carrots, sweet potatoes and peas.
More American women are feeling pressed to work a greater number of hours even as the country emerges from its economic doldrums. A Pew Research Center Report released on Thursday found nearly one in three Americans mothers last year said they would prefer a full-time job, up from one in five in 2007.
Banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to lower rates of preterm birth, according to Belgian researchers who say the findings point to health benefits of smoke-free laws even in very early life.
Maternity photo shoots have gained popularity, the St. Cloud Times reported. Women are baring their bellies for artistic shots of their pregnant state. Some opt for traditional poses. Others are more daring, and want to be shot nude.
If you’re pregnant and you (or your other half) notice you’ve started to snore, you might want to talk to your doctor. You could be at greater risk of getting high blood pressure and preeclampsia, according to a new study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
New options are available for couples who want to determine the sex of their baby. When you were contemplating pregnancy, did you do anything special to increase or ensure your chances of having a baby of a preferred gender?
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