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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 10:11 p.m.

Spokane couple welcomes their Baby New Year

Spokane’s first baby of 2019 has blue eyes, brown hair, and a name that would make any tax collector jealous.

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 9:26 a.m.

Cardi B announces birth of daughter on Instagram

Cardi B is celebrating the birth of her first child.

UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:02 p.m.

Special delivery gives Lewiston couple reason to celebrate

Dominick Porquis, 25, and his wife, Alaina, 24, managed to avoid the traffic congestion, but they didn’t quite make it to the hospital before Alaina gave birth to the couple’s …

Seth Meyers’ wife gives birth in lobby of their building

Seth Myers says his new son was born in the lobby of their apartment building.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 4:37 p.m.

Kylie Jenner announces birth of ‘healthy,’ ‘beautiful’ girl

After months of speculation that she was pregnant with her first child, Kylie Jenner has announced the birth of a baby girl.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:18 p.m.

Twin born 16 weeks early survives, shows strength every day

Olympia twin, born weighing 1 pound, 4 ounces, is thriving more than anyone expected.

Baby born in bathroom at Seattle theater during concert

Authorities say a concert-goer gave birth to a baby girl in a bathroom stall at the Neptune Theater in Seattle.

McDonald’s employee gives birth and tries to flush infant down toilet, DA says

A McDonald’s cashier is facing an attempted murder charge after giving birth to a boy while at work and then trying to flush the newborn down a toilet inside the …

UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 11:41 p.m.

Washington state Legislature passes paid family leave measure

The Washington Legislature has approved a paid family leave program that offers workers paid time off for the birth or adoption of a child or the serious medical condition of …

UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:09 p.m.

Oregon infant’s illness prompts warning about placenta pills

Health officials are warning new moms about the potential dangers of taking pills made from their placenta, after an Oregon infant’s infection was tied to the practice.

Early arrival: Phoenix woman gives birth to boy on flight

Penton knew something was wrong within 15 minutes of takeoff, when the pregnant mother began to have contractions as often as every five minutes. Once her water broke, she knew …

UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:39 p.m.

Fridirick Leboyer, whose light touch turned births into ‘nativities,’ dies at 98

It was somewhere around his 9,000th delivery that Fridirick Leboyer began questioning his methods and those of his colleagues – obstetricians who worked in noisy, brightly lit operating rooms and …

Reports swirl about Beyonce’s twins, but no confirmation yet

Are Beyonce and Jay Z parents again?

UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:46 p.m.

Sextuplets thriving after delivery at Virginia hospital

A Virginia hospital says its staff has successfully delivered sextuplets and the three boys and three girls are thriving.

UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:37 p.m.

SeaWorld announces birth of last baby orca bred in captivity

The last orca has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park in San Antonio, Texas, just over a year after the theme park decided to stop breeding orcas following …

UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 3:26 p.m.

No charges against homeless mother of stillborn Portland baby

The Multnomah County District Attorney says no charges will be filed against a mentally ill homeless woman who gave birth to a stillborn baby during a snowstorm.

UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:08 p.m.

April the giraffe in New York has calf before 1.2 million online

Before an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the giraffe gave birth to a calf Saturday at a New York zoo, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by …

Baby from Oregon faith-healing church dies after delivery

Authorities are investigating the death of a baby girl born to two members of an Oregon church that embraces faith healing.

Idaho woman, born January 1, gives birth on New Year’s

A woman born on January 1 gave birth to an Idaho hospital’s only 2017 New Year’s Day baby.

Woman believed to be first to have baby using ovary frozen before puberty

When she was 9 years old, Moaza Al Matrooshi found out she would need chemotherapy in order to receive a bone-marrow transplant and treat a potentially fatal blood disorder.

Zoo Atlanta’s giant female panda is expecting twins – again!

Oh baby, baby! Atlanta’s zoo says its giant panda is expecting her second set of twins. Zoo Atlanta said in a news release Tuesday that its veterinary team obtained an …

New Jersey proposal expands infertility coverage to lesbians

A federal lawsuit brought by a New Jersey lesbian couple who want to have a baby may mean insurance coverage for women who currently don’t meet the state’s definition of …

Oregon parents welcome identical triplet girls in rare event

Logan Brown-Fletcher and Amber Hills, 19-year-old high school sweethearts and first-time parents from Newberg, Oregon, welcomed identical girl triplets Raelyn, Avery and Elaina on Monday. Their neonatologist, Dr. Craig Novack, …

Woman gives birth to 14-pound, 4-ounce baby boy in Kansas

A woman has given birth to a boy weighing in at 14 pounds, 4 ounces in Hutchinson.

Singer Kelly Clarkson gives birth to a boy

Pop singer Kelly Clarkson has announced the birth of her second child, a boy named Remington Alexander Blackstock.

Anne Hathaway gives birth to son

Anne Hathaway is a first-time mother.

Duplex, semitruck fires among Valley fire calls

The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to several major calls the week of April 18-24, including a house fire and a semitruck fire. Half of a vacant duplex at 8823 …

C-section best for baby closer to due date

NEW YORK – Babies do better after a scheduled Caesarean section if they’re born no sooner than seven days before their due date, a new large study of U.S. births …

Playtime for moms

Awash with pain, the woman raises a fist in the air and belts out her mantra: “My body rocks!” Later, she repeats the words – in between grunts and moans …

‘The Bra Church’

LIND, Wash. – Just a few blocks from the center of town, a shabby, old church has turned into a mother’s haven. Nursing bras – padded, full-cup, back-closure, middle-snap closure, …