Government Panel Recommends Pregnant Women Get Screened For DepressionIt’s supposed to be the happiest of times, but for many women, pregnancy can also bring depression. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, now there are new efforts to identify those women and get them help.
In Battle Of The Exes, Appeals Court Sides With Woman Who Wants Frozen EmbryosFour years ago, Elgin paramedic Jacob Szafranski and his then-girlfriend, Dr. Karla Dunston, agreed to create frozen embryos in case they decided to have a child in the future. Shortly after, the couple broke up.
Chicago Woman Who Suffers From Epilepsy Celebrating First Mother’s Day After ‘Miracle’ BirthA Chicago woman is celebrating her first Mother's Day after what she calls a miracle birth of twins this past week, reports WBBM's Lisa Fielding.
Study: U.S. Ranked Last In Developed World In Deaths From ChildbirthA startling new report shows it's safer to have a baby in dozens of other countries, including places not necessarily known for cutting edge medicine, like Slovenia, Belarus, and Estonia.
Woman Speaks Up About Infertility In African American WomenCBS 2 Suzanne Le Mignot explains, one woman is raising her voice about this issue and sharing her struggle, hoping others hear her message.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Baby Delivered In Schaumburg StairwellA woman gave birth Friday morning in a stairwell in Schaumburg, when her baby couldn’t wait for an ambulance to get her to the hospital.
Issue Of Discrimination While Pregnant Takes Center StageThe issue of discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace takes center stage next month before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda GeddesSimon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.
Woman Training For Half-Marathon Gives Birth, Didn't Know She Was PregnantTrish Stain thought the severe back pain she was experiencing stemmed from intense training for a half-marathon.
Bill Would Help Women Avoid Custody Battles With Alleged RapistsWomen who have babies that are the result of rape would have an easier time keeping the alleged rapist out of the child's life under a measure making its way through the Illinois General Assembly.