March of Dimes released data today that shows improvement in preterm births in Indiana. It's the same day state health officials are hosting an infant mortality summit.
If you weren’t shocked by the results of The Status of Girls in Indiana study, you ought to check for a pulse.
INDIANAPOLIS | A group of Congressional Republicans, led in part by U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, proposed an alternative to the Affordable Care Act Wednesday that goes beyond just repealing Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier woman giving birth following a rape could face a lifetime of further attacks in court if the rapist-father tries to assert parental rights because of the way Indiana law is structured.
The death of an infant is always a tragedy, especially in the 21st century, with modern medicine widely available. Hoosiers should be appalled to know Indiana's mortality rate is among the worst in the nation.
CHICAGO | Melissa Jones almost made it.
Preconception sex selection is an interesting topic that yields various opinions. Being able to determine the gender or biology of a child based on an erroneous preconceived notion changes the birth spectrum.
Six years after the Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion, I was covering the Indiana Senate.
Certified nurse midwife Danielle Kraessig meets with patient Yakini Branch on Jan. 23 at the PCC South Family Health Center in Berwyn, Ill. The clinic may receive a permit to operate the first birth center in Illinois as soon as Feb. 5. Midwives and other supporters of birth alternatives for…
CHICAGO | Rocking chairs, birthing tubs and changing tables haven't yet been ordered, but organizers in suburban Chicago are eager to start furnishing their birth center — which may become the first such facility in Illinois.
Soon, I will have the opportunity to enjoy a few days in Washington, D.C., with a group from my school. We will be joining with people all across America in the Right to Life March.
Concerning the topic of pregnancy by rape, it's extremely important for all of us to realize that there are two innocent victims in these horrific situations -- the mother and the baby.
INDIANAPOLIS | A message of moderate bipartisanship and a major campaign misstep by his opponent helped elect Democrat Joe Donnelly to the U.S. Senate.
Senate candidate Richard Murdock's answer to a senatorial debate question about abortion seems to not only be theologically wrong but also misses many of the more important points.
EAST CHICAGO | Several social service agencies will be on hand at a pregnancy health fair from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday at St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St.
It can be difficult to get a good night's sleep while you're pregnant. Here are the best ways to ensure you get some shut-eye.
Pregnant women who are even marginally overweight or with high blood sugar levels could face risks not only for themselves, but for their unborn babies.
It's never too early to get good advice from a physician when it comes to prenatal care.
Pregnant women infected with parasites from handling of cat feces, raw meat and even soil can expose their unborn children to birth defects and illnesses.
Late baby? Techniques moms are trying to bring on labor
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