A Rockland County woman tracing her DNA online made a shocking discovery. Back in the 1980s her mother conceived her through what she thought was an anonymous sperm donor. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Family Files Lawsuit Against Dr. Martin Greenberg, Accusing Him Of Fertility FraudA Rockland County woman tracing her DNA online made a shocking discovery. Back in the 1980s her mother conceived her through what she thought was an anonymous sperm donor. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Long Island Woman Is Surrogate For Sister With Cystic FibrosisA Long Island woman who donated a kidney to her sister has also given birth to her baby. It's an inspirational journey that shows dreams can come true; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
COVID Survivor Celebrates First Mother's Day After Giving Birth While In A ComaA Middletown, New York, woman beat all odds to survive COVID-19. She gave birth while in a coma. Now, she is finally strong enough to share her story, just in time for Mother's Day; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Actress Rebel Wilson Opens Up About Fertility StruggleActress Rebel Wilson has shared her weight loss journey online, and now she's posted about her fertility struggle. Thousands of people are commenting; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Brooklyn Woman Helps Support Others Experiencing InfertilityIt is Infertility Awareness Week, and a Brooklyn woman is helping support others all over the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one in eight couples experience infertility, and doctors expect that number is even higher; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Women Share Experiences Of How Pandemic Impacted Their Health CareWhen the pandemic hit, many with other medical conditions had to delay, stop or change their care. CBS2's Meg Baker has the story of what a new mom and a cancer patient experienced and a message about prevention.
Paid Surrogacy Now Legal In New YorkA big change in New York starts Monday for couples and singles struggling to start a family. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
New York State Trooper Alleges Unfair Treatment Of Women, Pregnant Women In DepartmentA New York state trooper is taking a stand against the department. She's alleging unfair treatment of women in general, and especially in they're pregnant; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
New Jersey Launches State Plan To Address State's Maternal Mortality RateNew Jersey ranks 47th in the nation for maternal mortality, and now, the state's first lady is teaming up with others to change that; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Report Finds Pregnant Women, New Moms Struggling With Mental Health During PandemicWelcoming a new baby is typically an exciting time for any family, but a new report finds that some pregnant women and new moms are struggling with their mental health during the pandemic; Naomi Ruchim reports for CBS2.
Gov. Cuomo Signs New Law Aimed At Protecting Mothers-To-Be In Pre-Term LaborGov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law to help protect expectant mothers in New York State.
Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex, Reveals She Had Miscarriage Over SummerIn an opinion piece for The New York Times, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, revealed she had a miscarriage in July. She's hoping her experience will encourage everyone to ask the question, "Are you OK?" CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Rare Procedure Corrects Spinal Cord Problem On Unborn BabyA new family is thankful for an amazing surgery on their unborn baby. The rare procedure corrected a serious spinal cord problem, giving the baby a fighting chance at walking; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Meghan Markle Opens Up About 'Unbearable Grief' After MiscarriageMeghan Markle has revealed she suffered a miscarriage in July this year, writing in the New York Times on Wednesday of the deep grief and loss she endured with her husband Prince Harry. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Campaign Aims To Raise Awareness Of Life-Threatening Complications For Pregnant WomenEach year, tens of thousands of mothers suffer life-threatening complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Now, there's a new campaign to help mothers survive, which is especially important during the pandemic; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Singer John Legend Gives Emotional Awards Show Performance After Family Experiences Pregnancy LossSinger John Legend gave an emotional performance at the Billboard Music Awards. His song "Never Break" continues to provide comfort to families experiencing pregnancy loss, including his own family's; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Share Heartbreak Over Pregnancy LossCalling it "the darkest of days," celebrity couple Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are sharing their heartbreak over their pregnancy loss. The sad news is now opening up a conversation online, and doctors say that dialogue can help heal other parents in the same situation; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
New Moms Face Unique Mental Health Challenges During Coronavirus PandemicLiving through the pandemic is difficult for all families juggling work, school and stress, but one group facing unique mental health challenges is new moms; Naomi Ruchim reports for CBS2.
Advocates Demand Change After Black Woman Dies Giving BirthThere's a demand for change after a Black woman died giving birth to her daughter in New York City.
Fathers Share Heartbreak To Draw Attention To Medical Disparities For Pregnant Black WomenTwo fathers are sharing their heartbreak to draw attention to medical disparities in Black communities. Both men recently lost their partners to pregnancy complications in New York City, where the maternal mortality rate is significantly higher for Black women; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Doctor Reunites With Baby Girl He Helped Save After She Was Born 16 Weeks EarlyA baby girl born 16 weeks early in a hospital parking lot on Long Island was reunited Wednesday with the doctor who helped save her life; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Researchers Find Connection Between Exercise Benefits For Pregnant Women, Breast MilkWe all know that exercise is good for your health, and that breast milk is good for babies' health. Now researchers have found that the benefits of exercise in moms-to-be can actually be passed along to their baby in breast milk; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
COVID-19 Patient Who Delivered Baby In A Coma Over 2 Months Early Takes Daughter HomeA mother in a coma with COVID-19 gave birth to a baby more than two months early, and on Wednesday, mom was able to take her daughter home; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Executive Order Regarding Childbirth Hospital RestrictionsChildbirth has become an even more stressful experience for some expectant moms in New York as hospitals tightened restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, but now there are some welcome changes; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.