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2008-08-22 15:00:51

NORWAY - The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital will hold a "Preparing for Birth" from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11 and 18, in the Harper Conference Center in the Ripley Building at the hospital. Hilary Ware, RN will be the instructor. Expectant parents will learn about labor and delivery and relaxation techniques that will help work with labor. Coaches will learn how to assist through the process and share in the joy of the baby's birth. Other topics will...

2008-08-18 18:00:08

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt - An Egyptian woman gave birth to septuplets early Saturday in the coastal city of Alexandria, a hospital director said. Ghazala Khamis, 27, was in good condition at the hospital after having a blood transfusion during her Caesarean section because of bleeding, said Emad Darwish, director of the El-Shatbi Hospital where she gave birth. The newborns, four boys and three girls, weigh between 3.2 pounds and 6.17 pounds and are in stable condition, Darwish said. They have...

2008-08-15 09:00:09

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Alone and in labor, Jessica Higgins found the first place she could to give birth -- her front lawn. The 36-year-old was driving home from the mall Tuesday when little Mary Claire gave her the shock of a lifetime by deciding to arrive six weeks early. Higgins -- with her 2-year-old son sleeping in the back seat -- called 911 as she arrived at her Fullerton home, but she had already pushed her daughter out when police arrived. "She was just standing in the...

2008-07-15 00:00:33

By Cynthia Hubert, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 14--Marie Long took a page from Ricki Lake's book a few weeks ago, giving birth to her daughter Katelin at home, in a tub filled with water. Actually, the Orangevale mom was way ahead of the former talk-show host. All three of Long's children, including Hyrum, 4, and Elaina, 2, were delivered at home. The vast majority of people still have their babies in hospitals. But thanks in part to the widely praised documentary "The Business of...

2008-07-13 03:00:25

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil _ When Joyce Provedel went into labor with her first child, she'd planned on giving birth the age-old way, no matter how long it took or how much pain it meant. Her doctor, however, had his own ideas. He worked for one of Rio de Janeiro's most popular maternity hospitals, and doctors there delivered babies almost only by Caesarean section, whether the mothers needed it or not. Before she knew it, Provedel was being wheeled into an operating room, disappointed but...

2008-07-08 09:00:04

WORLD NEWS IN BRIEF NASHVILLE Nicole Kidman gave birth to a girl yesterday. A publicist for Kidman's husband, Keith Urban, said the baby - named Sunday Rose, despite being born on a Monday - weighed 6lb 7oz. Urban, a country singer, dedicated a song to his "very, very, very pregnant wife" at a concert in Nashville on Saturday. In an e- mailed statement, the publicist said: "Nicole and Keith Urban are delighted to announce that Nicole Kidman gave birth to a baby girl... Keith was by Nicole's...

2008-07-08 09:00:00

Nicole Kidman gave birth Monday to a baby girl named Sunday. In a statement e-mailed to The Associated Press, Paul Freundlich, a publicist for her husband, Keith Urban, said: "Nicole and Keith Urban are delighted to announce that Nicole Kidman gave birth to a baby girl on Monday morning, July 7, 2008, in the United States. Sunday Rose Kidman Urban weighed 6 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces. Husband Keith was by Nicole's side, and mother and baby are very well." (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City)....

2008-07-08 06:00:03

By Jesseka Kadylak With the birth of their daughter Sunday Rose Kidman Urban on Monday in Nashville, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban became the latest celebrity couple to adopt a unique name for their baby. Kidman and Urban have stayed mum on their reason for the name, but Linda Rosenkrantz, co-author of Cool Names for Babies, says Sunday is a good choice because it is pleasant-sounding and represents serenity. Kidman, 41, and Urban, 40, refrained from choosing "a typical star weird...

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2008-07-02 16:26:34

Delaying childbirth has substantially contributed to recent rises in caesarean section rates, according to a paper published this week by scientists at Cambridge University. The findings come from an analysis of a large body of Scottish data performed by a team under Professor Gordon Smith, at the University's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The team examined more than 500,000 entries collected by the Scottish Morbidity Record between 1980 and 2005 to determine the association...

2008-06-27 12:03:10

By Miranda Baines, The Reidsville Review, N.C. Jun. 27--Dr. John Ferguson delivered the last baby at Annie Penn Hospital at 5:22 p.m. Wednesday. Chasity Abbott of Pelham gave birth to a 7-pound, 2-ounce baby girl, Tatiyana Chasity Abbott. "The delivery went great. The mother was wonderful," said Ferguson. Chasity said she didn't know she would be the last woman to give birth to a baby at Annie Penn until she arrived at the hospital around 8 a.m. Wednesday. "She came quicker than I...


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