UCSF Study Finds COVID-19 Symptoms Lasting Several Weeks Among Pregnant WomenWomen who contract COVID-19 during pregnancy could experience symptoms that are prolonged, possibly lasting two months or longer, according to a new study.
New Moms Struggle to Stay Connected to Family, Health Care Providers During PandemicIt’s been nearly a month since California’s statewide shelter-in-place order went into effect. For new moms and families, welcoming a baby into this world is proving to be an even bigger challenge than usual.
Homeless Pregnant Mother Helped Off Street By NonprofitWhen KPIX first met Erin Finafrock in November of 2019, she was homeless and pregnant sleeping in a tent in Oakland. Soon after, a nonprofit intervened and helped her get off the street, just in time for the surprise of her life.
CDC Recommends Separating Pregnant Women With COVID-19 From Newborns Up To A WeekThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that expectant mothers with confirmed or potential COVID-19 should consider being separated from their newborns after birth for up to a week.
SF Fertility Startup Aims To Make Starting A Family EasierA recent survey showed that the U.S. Birthrate hit a 32-year-low last year. One major reason is many people are having kids later. Now a Bay Area startup wants to make it cheaper and easier to start a family.
Family Sues Tesla After Model X Pinned Pregnant Mother In Garage, Broke Her BonesA California family filed a lawsuit in Alameda County suing Tesla after their car pinned an 8 month pregnant woman into a garage wall. But Tesla says her 2-year-old son pressed the accelerator.
CHP Officers Help Deliver Baby in Marin Hospital Parking Lot During StormA very pregnant Kathryn Grady and her husband rushed to Marin General hospital in Greenbrae but her baby started coming out just as they drove into the parking lot.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Poppy Seed Bagel Causes Woman Giving Birth To Fail Drug TestElizabeth Eden was headed to St. Joseph Medical Center on April 4 and had a poppy seed bagel for breakfast before going into labor.
Ex-Worker At Prenatal Testing Firm Claims She Was Fired For Getting PregnantPregnancy discrimination is still an issue for women in the workplace, and one former employee claims it even happened to her at a company that's all about helping pregnant women.
Walgreens Pharmacist Refuses To Give Woman Prescription To End PregnancyAn Arizona woman is putting a public spotlight on a Walgreen's pharmacist who she said wouldn't give her a prescription to end her pregnancy.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Premature Births For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.
Eating Fast Food Hurts Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study FindsAustralian researchers have concluded that the amount of fruit and fast food in a diet can significantly affect the time it takes for a woman to become pregnant.
1 In 14 Women Still Smokes While Pregnant, CDC SaysAbout one in 14 pregnant women who gave birth in the United States in 2016 smoked cigarettes during her pregnancy, according to a report released Wednesday.