Imagine giving birth to what appears to be a healthy baby, only to discover your newborn has a devastating disease and will have to fight every day to stay alive. Juliette Goodrich reports. (3-19-2019)
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Experimental Therapy Gives Children With Genetic Disorders A New Chance At LifeImagine giving birth to what appears to be a healthy baby, only to discover your newborn has a devastating disease and will have to fight every day to stay alive. Juliette Goodrich reports. (3-19-2019)
Baby Born in Marin General Parking Lot During StormIn a dramatic delivery during the height of the storm, a pregnant woman made it to a North Bay hospital parking lot but no farther. Melissa Caen reports. (1-17-19)
Bay Area's First Baby Of 2019 Born In FairfieldJust minutes into the new year, the Bay Area welcomed its first baby of 2019 in Fairfield. Andria Borba introduces us to the newborn.
Bay Area Birth Slump Tied to High Housing CostsThe number of babies born across the country is going down and new data from Zillow indicates a correlation to home prices. Julie Watts reports. (6-7-18)
UCSF Transplants Mother's Stem Cells Into Unborn BabyA tiny patient at UCSF received a series of five stem cell transplants from her mom's cells beginning four months before she was born. Katie Nielsen reports. (5-29-18)
South Bay Mother of Triplets Sets Half Marathon RecordAnn Marie Cody is racing into the record books. She has the fastest time in the half marathon for a woman with triplets. Devin Fehely reports from San Jose. (4-15-18)
Smart Car Seat Helps Prevent Child Hot Car DeathsKPIX 5's Betty Yu reports on a high-tech car seat that will keep your kids safe even when the ride is over. (3-29-18)
San Jose Earthquakes Call Attention to Sick Baby's PlightThe San Jose Earthquakes will be playing a different kind of soccer match this Saturday. KPIX 5's Maria Medina explains how they're recruiting a stadium full of fans to help save a little boy's life. (3-22-18)
Feds Target Cannabis Chemical CBD Despite Proven Medical BenefitThe DEA asserts all cannabis extracts - including CBD - are controlled substances and illicit. Parents of children who benefit from the drug, like Zachary hope a lawsuit filed in an SF court, will change that.
New Bill Aims To Make It Easier For Breastfeeding Moms At WorkBreastfeeding in the workplace could soon get a lot easier and a lot more comfortable. Susie Steimle tells us about a bill that, if passed, would do just that.
Baby Born in S.F. is New Year's First in Bay AreaThe baby boy was born at 12:02 a.m. to Samantha Powell and Martin Dominguez. (1-1-18)
Bay Area Woman Pregnant with QuintupletsA Bay Area woman is expecting quintuplets and is battling with her health care provider over the doctor she wants to deliver her babies. Susie Steimle reports. (11-24-17)
Wildfire Evacuee Family Welcomes New Member Born in Their Napa HotelA husband and wife who fled the firestorm in Napa County ended up having their baby in a hotel. Katie Nielsen reports. (10-20-17)
Santa Rosa Family Burned Out Of Home Welcomes Healthy Baby BoyA Santa Rosa family who lost everything except each other in the Wine Country wildfires has something to smile about: a new son, Remington "Phoenix" Ruiz. Len Ramirez reports. (10-19-17)
Facebook Photos Of Homeless Infant On SF Street Prompts Police ResponseA homeless newborn baby on the streets of San Francisco has generated an outpouring of outrage and empathy on social media. Devin Fehely reports. (7-14-17)
Workers Claim Online Babysitting Startup Stiffs SittersIndependent contractors of a San Francisco-based babysitting agency called Wondersitter say they've been cheated out of months of pay. Andria Borba reports. (6-15-17)
ConsumerWatch: Cord Blood StorageMillions of parents store their babies' umbilical cord blood but a local family wonders if the benefits are worth the rising cost. Julie Watts reports. (5-18-17)
Sacramento Mom Gives Birth To 13-Pound BabyA newborn baby in Sacramento made an impressive debut, weighing in at more than 13 pounds.
ConsumerWatch Probe Prompts Fire-Safe Child Car Seat Without RetardantsA car seat manufacturer has developed the first seat free of flame retardants thanks in part to some passionate parents mobilized by a ConsumerWatch investigation. Julie Watts reports. (4-16-17)
ConsumerWatch: Child Car Seat CoatCar crashes are the leading cause of death among children and studies show nearly half of all car seats are used incorrectly. One mom has come up with a solution. Julie Watts reports. (4-13-17)
Must-Haves For Moms-To-BeParenting expert Brandi Jeter Riley shares latest must-haves for moms-to-be with Roberta Gonzales on Bay Sunday.
ConsumerWatch: Lead In Sippy CupsA popular children's brand is backtracking on a voluntary recall. It comes after a blogger and parents across the country claim to have found lead in the company's sippy cups. Julie Watts reports. (2-10-17)
Parents Get New Guidelines To For Preventing Peanut AllergiesMillions of Americans have food allergies and the number of children suffering from deadly peanut allergies has continued to grow. Now, experts are telling parents to feed peanuts to babies -- gradually. Maria Medina reports. (1-5-17)
Bay Area’s First 2017 Baby Born To Marine Couple in San JoseGrace Emily Moreno was born a few seconds after midnight to become the Bay Area's New Year baby of 2017. Devin Fehely spoke to proud parents Leslie and Edwin Moreno at the hospital on Sunday. (1-1-17)
Give To The San Francisco Firefighter's Toy DriveSan Francisco Firefighter's Toy drive organizers Paul Chin and Jill Peeler visit Bay Sunday to talk about the amazing work the firefighters have been doing for almost half a century, making sure kids get gifts for the holidays.
Stanford Surgeons Prepare for Marathon Operation to Separate Conjoined TwinsThe delicate, complex surgery to separate Eva and Erika Sandoval is being carefully orchestrated at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. Andria Borba reports. (12-2-16)
Baby With Zika Born At Alta Bates Medical Center In BerkeleyFor the first time a baby with Zika-related birth defects has been born in the Bay Area. Betty Yu reports. (8-4-16)
KPIX Reporter Appears On CBS 'The Talk' To Discuss Toxic Chemicals Found In Car SeatsOn Thursday, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced legislation to rid car seats of flame retardant chemicals following a series of reports by ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts, who appeared on CBS 'The Talk' to discuss the issue. (5-27-16)
Bay Area's Allen Quadruplets Turn 10It's been 10 years since the Allen quadruplets entered this world on Mother’s Day, 2006. Anne Makovec went to see them at their birthday celebration.