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Tech Report: Facebook Introduces ‘Expecting A Baby’ Status

Facebook is introducing a new status option in which people can show their friends when they’re expecting a baby. But the move makes particular sense to advertisers from a marketing standpoint.

08/16/2012

Women breastfeed their babies at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington on February 12, 2011.(Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Concord Farmer’s Market To Feature Breastfeeding Booth

Moms in search of healthy food for their families could get an extra helping of nutrition information at a breastfeeding booth at Concord’s farmers’ market Thursday evening.

08/02/2012

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Napa Moms, Babies Stage ‘Nurse-In’ Over Public Breastfeeding Fight

Some Napa County mothers are doing what comes naturally outside the local Social Security office where a woman was asked to take her breastfeeding outside last week.

07/16/2012

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Possible TB Exposure Investigated At 2 NorCal Hospitals

Health officials are testing 35 babies for tuberculosis after a person with an active case of the life-threatening disease visited neonatal-intensive care units at two Northern California hospitals.

05/23/2012

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Babies In Solano, Sacramento Hospitals Exposed To Tuberculosis

Health officials in Solano and Sacramento counties are notifying the parents of babies who recently spent time in the neonatal intensive care units at two hospitals, after their children were exposed to tuberculosis.

05/22/2012

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2 San Francisco Supervisors Seek Changes To Muni’s Stroller Policy

The San Francisco Municipal Railway will re-evaluate its policy that allows operators to refuse rides to families with baby strollers due to overcrowded buses.

04/04/2012

A new river otter pup at the Oakland Zoo. (CBS)

Oakland Zoo Welcomes New Baby Otters

“Ginger,” a 5-year-old river otter, gave birth to three pups last month. The two boys and their sister each weighed about 150 grams at birth.

03/22/2012

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Bay Area Fertility Doctor Among State’s Most Successful

In vitro fertilization can be priceless for those who want a child. But more than half the time, it isn’t successful. Despite long odds, a Bay Area doctor is having amazing results.

02/29/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Baby Planners Help Out Expectant Bay Area Moms

Wedding planners and party planners have grown in popularity in recent years. A new trend has also emerged, baby planners helping out expectant mothers through pregnancy.

02/24/2012

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (Stanford University)

15-Minute-Old Newborn At Stanford Children’s Hospital Gets Pacemaker

The name Jaya in Hindi means victorious. And little Jaya Maharaj was just that, when she became one of the smallest recipients of a pacemaker when she was just 15 minutes old.

02/15/2012

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