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Pregnant woman dies after doctor removes wrong organ

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A pregnant woman in London, England, died after an acute appendicitis episode landed her in the ER where a doctor removed her ovary instead of her appendix. The Shropshire Star reported on Monday that the mother three, Maria De Jesus, 32, initially went to the hospital last October complaining of extreme stomach pains. At that […]

Court to decide homicide charges in stillborn baby case

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A 29-year-old woman in Lamar County, Mississippi, who gave birth to a stillborn baby at 31 weeks gestation, after alleged substance abuse in 2009, is at the forefront of a legal battle on Friday which could lead to a final determination on the legality of homicide against pregnant women who cause death in utero because […]

January Jones addresses placenta fallout

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January Jones, 35, one of the stars of AMC’s “Mad Men”, addressed rumors and criticism over her admission last year that she ate her placenta after her son, Xander, was born in Sept. 2011. In the latest issue of Glamour U.K., Jones says that the controversy got out of control. Jones said that she regrets […]

Tori Spelling undergoes emergency surgery after c-section

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Tori Spelling, who just gave birth to her fourth child, Finn Davey McDermott, on August 30th, was rushed to the hospital last weekend when she started experiencing complications from her c-section delivery. The c-section was the second surgical birth Spelling, 39,  has had in under a year. In October 2010, Spelling gave birth to her […]

Connecticut mom told maternity leave viewed as resignation

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Company denied FMLA leave because employee had not been with company for full year.When Amy Zvovushe took a new job with Ryan Partnership, she never imagined that when she became pregnant and informed her Human Resources department of her condition she’d be told she wouldn’t have a job waiting for her when she came back to work […]

Burger King test markets delivery in the U.S.

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Burger King is currently test marketing delivery service in various U.S. locations. Adding to their current international delivery service which has been successful in Brazil and Mexico, they’ve recently decided to pilot a delivery option in a few test markets in the eastern U.S. Right now, delivery is only available in Gaithersburg, MD, Springfield, VA […]

Placentas: Stem cell research, spaghetti or lasagna

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The choice is yoursIn the medical world, the human placenta is the connection between a fetus and its mother, removing waste and delivering oxygen, nutrients and everything else a fetus needs to grow strong and prepare for its big entrance into the world. Depending on beliefs and cultures, the human placenta can be utilized many […]

Grandparents go back to school to learn new rules for child care

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Many hospitals now offer grandparenting classes, which cover everything from modern childbirth trends to current standards in infant care. The classes generally run about two hours and serve first as an orientation to the hospital (where to park, where to get coffee, etc.), but also teach some of the finer points of grandparenting, like when […]