STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY Birthdays and birthdates and other stuff I didn't remember
I woke up Monday morning with something niggling at the back of my brain. As I wandered into the living room, shooed the dog off the couch (which he ignored) and glanced outside to check the weather, ... Posted on 12/6/11 at 4:25 AM
SOCIAL MEDIA ETIQUETTE TIPS Please, no
I was scrolling through my dashboard/newsfeed whatever you would like to call it, and I saw something I never want to see again.
Yup, that's what it looks like. Someone "liveblogging" their child b... Posted on 6/23/11 at 9:34 AM
HEALTHBEAT The great debate: Cameras in the delivery room
For most parents, few things can match the wonder of photos and videocapturing the arrival of a new child into the world.
But at some hospitals, families who bring a camera into the delivery room w... Posted on 2/15/11 at 2:08 PM
With less than four hours to spare, Lilah Jane Flory entered the world Sunday night as Jamestown’s New Year’s Day baby for 2012.
“We almost didn’t get here in time,” said Lilah’s mother, Ilana Xinos. “We’ve never had a baby so we didn’t know the contractions were real contractions — we thought they’d send us home.”
In Latin, the name “Leo” means lion. If Leo Joshua Gackle’s birth is any indication, his father says the name is a perfect fit.
“He kind of came in with a roar,” said his father, Jordan Gackle of Kulm, N.D.
Baby Leo was born three days early Tuesday, in the back seat of his parents’ car.
Joseph Phillips ran into the North Country Regional Hospital emergency room early Wednesday morning calling for help because his newborn son was in the car with his mother.
The hospital staff was perplexed when, after running outside, there was no one visible in the passenger seat.
By Bethany Wesley, Forum Communications Co.
, May 24, 2010
Natalie and Joshua Bedard were enjoying a relaxing late Christmas morning.
But then Natalie felt a twinge and turned to her husband: Soon it will be time to go to the hospital, she said.
The Fargo couple were expecting their first child to arrive Saturday, but little Alexander had his own schedule.
By Patrick Springer, Forum Communications Co.
, December 28, 2009
Researchers studying antibiotics in pregnancy have found a surprising link between common drugs used to treat urinary infections and birth defects. Reassuringly, the most-used antibiotics in early pregnancy — penicillins — appear to be the safest.
By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press
, November 03, 2009
Hoping to schedule your baby’s birth while your mother’s in town, or before the doctor goes on vacation? Labor is becoming less of a late-night surprise, but some hospitals are starting to tighten the rules for elective deliveries — because some babies are being delivered too early.
By Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press
, October 27, 2009
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