Breathing Polluted Air During Pregnancy Tied To Health Risk For Kids In most American cities, air pollution from cars and factories is a fact of life. But a new study raises a red flag for pregnant women by suggesting that higher levels of air pollution can pose a serious health threat even inside the womb.
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.
Duckworth: Babies Should Be Allowed On Senate FloorSen. Tammy Duckworth, the first U.S. senator who is expected to give birth while in office, told CNN she feels the Senate rules are outdated because they wouldn't allow her to bring her baby to the floor.
Duckworth Discusses Her Historic Pregnancy, Future Legislation"I have to vote from the floor of the Senate but children are not allowed on the floor. If I'm breastfeeding my daughter, how do I go on the floor and vote? Do I just leave her on a chair outside?"
Texas Couple Posts Syringe-Filled Pregnancy Announcement Portraying Their JourneyA Texas couple announced their pregnancy announcement on Facebook - but the picture one would imagine to accompany the news is not what one would expect.
Beyonce Announces She's Pregnant With Twins On InstagramBeyonce and her husband, Jay Z, announced Wednesday on Instagram that the superstar singer is pregnant with twins.
US Women Increasingly Use Pot During Pregnancy, Study FindsU.S. women are increasingly using pot during pregnancy, sometimes for morning sickness. That's according to an analysis of annual U.S. government drug surveys.
How Did Woman Not Know She Was 7 Months Pregnant?She lost 10 pounds in seven months, and even went hiking two weeks ago; what Emily Sanders didn’t know was she was seven months pregnant. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot has this Original Report about a surprise arrival.
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.