'It's Disgusting, It's Inhumane': Fathers Who Lost Partners To Pregnancy Complications Shine Light On Medical Disparities For Black WomenIn the United States, Black mothers are three times more likely to die in childbirth compared to white mothers. In New York City, that number increases to eight times.
New Mom In Queens Undergoes Life-Saving Liver Transplant SurgeryForty-one-year-old Danielle Grafas, of Bayside, was 31 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with acute fatty liver disease in early June.
New Data Reveals Damaging Effects Of Climate Change On Pregnant WomenCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez discusses new data that reveals the negative impact climate change can have on pregnant women.
Coronavirus And Childbirth: New York Changes Rules For Who Can Be In Hospitals, But Issues RemainA new executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo now allows one person to be with the expectant mother during the duration of her stay at a facility.
Brooklyn Mom Recounts Frightening Birth, Having Baby Taken Away While Awaiting Coronavirus Test Results: 'Emotionally, I Was Done'"No one told me that because I was being tested, that I wouldn't get to interact with my child," she said. "Cognitively, I understand that. Emotionally? I was done."
Coronavirus Update: New York Hospitals Directed To Allow Spouses, Birthing Partners In Delivery Room With Pregnant WomenSome hospitals changed visitation protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Expecting Mothers Face 'Scary' Possibility Of Giving Birth Alone As Hospitals Ban Spouses, Birthing Partners From Delivery RoomsObstetricians have been reassuring expecting parents that labor and delivery units are separate from areas treating coronavirus patients.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Plans To Introduce Legislation To Legalize Gestational SurrogacyThe legislation passed the Senate this last session but was never brought up for a vote in the Assembly.
Once-A-Month Birth Control Pills? Researchers Say Breakthrough Drug Successfully Tested On AnimalsThe experimental capsule is still years away from drugstores, but researchers reported Wednesday that it worked as designed in a key test in animals.
Caught On Camera: Police Unknowingly Get Into High-Speed Chase With Couple Rushing To Hospital To Give BirthOfficers approached the car at gunpoint and that's when they found a woman in the passenger seat in labor.
Nearly Half Of New Moms Feel Overwhelmed And Depressed, Survey FindsAfter delivery that's the fourth trimester – which can come with serious health concerns that too many new moms ignore.
New Test Helping Women Detect Life-Threatening Pregnancy Condition Pre-EclampsiaMany pregnant women develop symptoms like swelling and headaches, but those could also be signs of a very dangerous condition called pre-eclampsia.
Baby Boom: 15 Nurses And Physician Assistants At Long Island Hospital Pregnant At The Same TimeThere’s a baby boom at one Long Island hospital and it has nothing to do with the patients.
How Long Should New Mom's Wait To Have Another Child?Researchers are saying one year is the prime time to wait between the birth of one child and the conception of another to prevent health complications.
New Medication Offers Relief To Women Suffering From Morning SicknessA new medication offers relief from morning sickness, the awful nausea and vomiting that often strikes women in the first trimester of pregnancy.