Stories tagged: birth
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.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
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.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
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.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
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 …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
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 …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
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.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
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.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
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.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 8:24 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
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, …
Thu., June 9, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
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.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
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.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Anne Hathaway gives birth to son
Anne Hathaway is a first-time mother.
Sat., April 27, 2013
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 …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
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 …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2007
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 …
Mon., June 4, 2007
‘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, …
Sun., Feb. 22, 1998
911 Call Delivers For Impatient 7-Pound Boy Emergency Crew Says Teamwork Saved The Day For Mom In Labor
The last time Karrie Turner gave birth, she was in labor for hours. So she took her time when the contractions started early Saturday. Turner calmly called her mother-in-law to …
Thu., Jan. 15, 1998
Snow Baby Three Days Past Christmas In A Snowy Parking Lot Of Fire Station No. 44, A Girl Was Born
Heather Lehman holds her daughter, Aimee Schne, who surprised everyone when she insisted on being born in a snow-covered parking lot of Fire Station No. 44. Her middle name appropriately …
Sat., Dec. 27, 1997
Twins Early For Prime Rib Feast
A prime rib dinner on Christmas Eve was interrupted by the birth of twins who wound up being born on different days. Just as her family was sitting down to …
Mon., April 14, 1997
Father At 77
(photo of Tony Randall)