Babies

Baby food. (CBS)

East Bay Trial Begins Over Lead Warnings In Baby Food

A lawsuit filed by an environmental group against the nation’s largest baby food makers aimed at forcing the companies to alert consumers that some products contain low amounts of lead.

04/08/2013

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Bay Area Families In Limbo After Russia Enacts Adoption Ban

Bay Area adoption agencies are scrambling to help families caught in the middle of a new Russian policy banning adoptions to the United States.

12/28/2012

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8 Infants Exposed To TB At Sacramento Hospital

Health officials said it’s unlikely that eight infants exposed to tuberculosis at a Sacramento hospital will contract the disease.

09/11/2012

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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

tuberculosis, chest x-ray

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

San Francisco Muni

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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