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  • FACT SHEET: President Biden’s Maternal Health Blueprint Delivers for Women, Mothers, and Families

    06/24/2022 9:59:10 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 27 replies
    The White House ^ | June 24 | Biden Junta
    Today, the White House released the Biden-Harris Administration’s Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis, a whole-of-government approach to combatting maternal mortality and morbidity. For far too many mothers, complications related to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum can lead to devastating health outcomes — including hundreds of deaths each year. This maternal health crisis is particularly devastating for Black women, Native women, and women in rural communities who all experience maternal mortality and morbidity at significantly higher rates than their white and urban counterparts. Under President Biden and Vice President Harris’s leadership, this Administration is now taking the next step towards...
  • China may turn to forced pregnancy to tackle declining birth rate: Report

    06/11/2022 2:37:45 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 82 replies
    https://www.business-standard.com ^ | June 10, 2022 17:15 IST | ANI
    <p>As China faces a scenario of negative population growth, the government has started to force its citizens to marry early and have at least three children each. The administration has also begun rolling out various contests as bait, reported Geo Politica.</p>
  • NJ’s first lady: Childbirth is deadlier for Black mothers and we’re working to change this | Opinion

    04/17/2022 1:50:02 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 51 replies
    New Jersey Star-Ledger ^ | April 17, 2022 | By Tammy Murphy
    Over the past four years, my Nurture NJ work has allowed me to meet countless New Jersey mothers, many of whom have bravely spoken out about their experiences during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Their stories underscore just how frightening and dangerous childbirth can be, especially for mothers of color. I have written and spoken many times before about our disturbing statistics: a Black mother in New Jersey is over seven times more likely than a white mother to die of pregnancy-related complications. A Black baby is over three times more likely than a white baby to die before his or...
  • 90-Year-Old California Woman Gives Birth to Triplets

    04/01/2022 8:59:23 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 21 replies
    Daily Citizen.com ^ | 4/1/2022 | Paul Batura
    It’s a scene (almost) straight from the book of Genesis, but with a few notable exceptions: The mother’s name is Penelope, not Sarah. Her husband is Alfred, not Abraham. And instead of baby Isaac, there’s Allie, Benjamin and Wyatt. After 69 years of marriage, Penelope and Alfred Cruz have stunned family, friends and the larger medical community by announcing the birth of a daughter and two sons. They were born by Caesarean section just after midnight Friday at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. “We’re absolutely thrilled!” said Penelope. “And maybe a little stunned, too,” admitted Alfred. The arrival of...
  • Half of women are now childless at thirty for the first time ever: Official statistics show most common age for giving birth has risen to 31 - compared to 22 for baby boomers [UK] [ed]

    01/27/2022 7:50:57 AM PST · by C19fan · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 27, 2022 | Joe Davies
    Most women in England and Wales no longer have a child before they are 30, official figures show for the first time. An Office for National Statistics (ONS) report found 50.1 per cent of women born in 1990 were childless by their 30th birthday. It is the first time there has been more childless women than mothers below the age of 30 since records dating back to 1920 began.
  • Celebrating The Birth Of Christ

    12/24/2021 7:40:56 AM PST · by OneVike · 2 replies
    The Reason For My Faith ^ | 12/24/21 | Dominic Ortega
    Had there been newspapers in the Roman Empire 2,000 years ago, some of the headlines might have been:"GRAIN SHIPS DOCK""PIRATE SHIPS SUNK BY SIXTH FLEET""STUDENTS CLASH WITH POLICE, ROMAN RIOTS END"Such headlines would look very much like the headlines in our newspapers today. After all, the world of the New Testament was a world very much like ours. There were wars, sickness, poverty, slavery, misery, and injustice. There were people who struggled to keep on living. They were living by habit, long after they had lost any sense of purpose, meaning, or goal. It was a world very similar to...
  • Alyssa Milano: Giving Birth was ‘Very Reminiscent of Being Sexually Assaulted’

    11/05/2021 10:38:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 122 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/05/2021 | Warner Todd Huston
    Left-wing actress Alyssa Milano, appearing on a podcast for People magazine, lamented giving birth because she “wasn’t in control.” She said there were too many people involved and she didn’t enjoy “the fact that lots of people had access to my vagina.” “After going through therapy after giving birth to Milo and remembering that one moment of feeling like I was being held down and had things being done to me that I didn’t want, to me, was very reminiscent of being sexually assaulted,” the 48-year-old Who’s the Boss star said.
  • Second pregnant woman in Hawaii hospitalized with COVID dies after giving birth

    09/21/2021 2:05:23 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 23 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | September 20, 2021 | HNN Staff
    FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccine clinic in Santa Ana, Calif. HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -- A second pregnant woman in Hawaii who was hospitalized with COVID has died after giving birth, the chair of the Hawaii State Maternal Review Committee confirmed. The woman’s baby survived and is reported to be healthy. The maternal death is the second this month in the islands, https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2021/09/14/devastating-first-hawaii-doctors-confirm-covid-death-pregnant-woman/ and comes as the state grapples with an ongoing surge in COVID infections, hospitalizations and fatalities. In the month of September...
  • Why more women are deciding not to have kids

    08/27/2021 1:29:49 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 56 replies
    https://www.cnn.com ^ | August 14, 2021 | By Harmeet Kaur, CNN
    Dyanna Volek was never someone who dreamed of becoming a mother. From an early age, she knew deep down that she didn't want children. Maybe it stemmed from seeing her mother sacrifice her dream of becoming a flight attendant and work three jobs to raise two kids alone. Or maybe it was that other endeavors interested her more. "I'm always looking forward to the next thing," said Volek, who works in local government in San Francisco. "Being a parent was never one of them." Still, the idea of not having children seemed taboo, so she didn't dwell on it much....
  • New, More Inclusive Birth Certificates Include No Unique Information

    08/02/2021 1:17:00 PM PDT · by DFG · 17 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 08/02/2021 | Babylon Bee
    SAN DIEGO, CA—After the urging of both the American Medical Association and the Maori demon-god Whiro, California has elected to remove all unique information such as biological sex, age, and birthplace from its birth certificates, making them more much inclusive. Instead, every birth certificate will only include the simple phrase "you were born." "Assigning sex using binary variables in the public portion of the birth certificate fails to recognize the medical spectrum of gender identity," said Whiro, while chomping on the tasty souls of the damned. "We must remove all distinctions that could lead to discrimination or the denial of...
  • This trooper pulled over a driver — then realized the man had delivered him nearly 27 years ago

    06/18/2021 1:26:23 PM PDT · by Nateman · 17 replies
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | June 13, 2018 | Allison Klein
    New Jersey state trooper Michael Patterson was on patrol recently when he pulled over a white BMW for a routine traffic stop. He asked the driver for his license and registration, and the two started making small talk. It turned out that the driver, Matthew Bailly, is a retired police officer from Piscataway, a township in central Jersey. Patterson grew up in Piscataway, and they soon realized they knew some officers in common. That’s when the chitchat took a remarkable turn. “What street did you live on?” Bailly asked Patterson, 26. “Poe Place,” Patterson replied. Bailly always remembered Poe Place,...
  • Lack Of Money Isn’t The Reason Our Culture Hates Raising Children

    05/10/2021 7:36:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/10/2021 | Joy Pullman
    The New York Times decided Mother’s Day weekend was the perfect time to showcase women who openly reject motherhood. Can there be a clearer example of the hatred our country’s ruling class maintains against the preciousness of femininity, of which the epitome is motherhood?A photographer in Berlin is capturing the lives of women who chose not to have children in a portrait series called “We are Childfree.” https://t.co/wCyBAdyxSj— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 9, 2021It is an existential crisis for a nation if its women do not want to have children, or if they do not want to raise...
  • New York Legalizes Buying Babies And Selling Pregnancy

    02/26/2021 8:12:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 26, 2021 | Auguste Mayrat
    By defining parenthood by intention instead of biology, legalized surrogacy becomes a vicious process that is destructive of human life.One of the last states to do so, New York recently legalized commercial surrogacy. This means New Yorkers can now pay women to carry a baby to term. Under New York’s law, which state Sen. Brad Hoylman touts as “a model for other states,” surrogate mothers are also guaranteed legal representation and an abortion if they so choose.Naturally, Gov. Andrew Cuomo touts this as a triumph of “love over fear” and a much-needed update to the law. In contrast to the...
  • France’s Macron Wins National Assembly Backing for ‘Islamist Separatism’ Bill

    02/16/2021 3:59:32 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 8 replies
    https://www.wsj.com ^ | Feb. 16, 2021 | By Noemie Bisserbe
    The proposed legislation heads to the French Senate amid criticism that it stigmatizes Muslims PARIS—France’s National Assembly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to strengthen government oversight of mosques and religious schools and crack down on other practices—from online hate speech to forced marriage—that President Emmanuel Macron says are rooted in Islamist separatism. The proposed legislation passed the National Assembly, or lower house of Parliament, with a vote of 347-151, garnering support from lawmakers in Mr. Macron’s ranks as well as other centrist parties. It now heads to the Senate. Mr. Macron and his supporters in Parliament have framed the...
  • When Was Jesus Christ Born? The Bible Says September 11th 3 BC - The Feast of Trumpets (Merry Christmas AND Happy New Year!)

    09/11/2020 12:59:47 AM PDT · by Sontagged · 108 replies
    Goodness of God Ministries ^ | December 22, 2011 | Goodness of God Ministries
    When Was Jesus Christ Born? The Bible Says September 11th - The Day of The Feast of Trumpets (Merry Christmas AND Happy New Year!) The birth of Jesus Christ is the one of the most significant events in all of history and when we understand the truths regarding the true date of his birth it will thrill and inspire your heart. Tradition has made December 25th the birthday of Jesus. but the Bible clearly reveals he was not born on that day. It was not until the 4th century after Christ that December 25th began to be celebrated as the...
  • Fact check: Image purportedly of Kamala Harris’s birth certificate does not show she was identified as “Caucasian”

    08/16/2020 5:29:46 AM PDT · by Libloather · 80 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8/14/20
    Social media users are circulating posts making the unsubstantiated claim that California Senator Kamala Harris, recently chosen to be Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s running mate, was identified as “Caucasian” on her birth certificate by her parents. The posts are accompanied by an image purportedly of Harris’s birth certificate. Reuters has contacted Harris to ask whether this image is an authentic reproduction of her birth certificate, and this check will be updated accordingly. Regardless of authenticity, the claim that this image proves that Harris’ birth certificate identifies her as “Caucasian” is false. Examples of the claim are visible here, here...
  • Doorbell camera catches Coral Springs woman giving birth in a parking lot

    07/02/2020 9:28:29 AM PDT · by Moonman62 · 25 replies
    South Florida Sun Sentinel ^ | 07/02/20 | Rebecca Schneid
    Susan Anderson remembers feeling some labor pain, but she couldn’t have imagined how surprisingly fast her daughter was born. She and her husband made the short trip from their Coral Springs home to a birthing center. She was footsteps from the center’s front door Thursday, but didn’t make it: She gave birth to her second daughter right there in the parking lot. Her baby girl, Julia Anderson, was born healthily — now with a very interesting story to tell when she gets older. “My first daughter was a normal length, I would say, about two hours of pushing. I thought...
  • Devastated Kara Keough says she was 'begging God to save my baby' when her home birth went wrong and reveals son McCoy died six days later after suffering severe brain damage

    05/11/2020 11:05:03 AM PDT · by C19fan · 76 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 11, 2020 | Staff
    Kara Keough Bosworth has shared her devastating account of the loss of her son McCoy Casey at just six days of age. In her first interview since McCoy passed on April 12, the former Real Housewives Of Orange County star explained that she delivered at home amid fears about the coronavirus epidemic, but suffered a rare complication when her 11lbs4 son got stuck in the birth canal. Talking to Good Morning America, Kara said she was 'literally begging God to save my baby' as she fought 'a Herculean effort' for nine minutes to push out her son with the help...
  • Woman gives birth in toilet paper aisle at Walmart

    03/28/2020 7:59:01 PM PDT · by deport · 36 replies
    Nexstar Media Wire ^ | Mar 20, 2020 / 01:06 PM EDT |
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Amid the empty shelves and store closures, a Springfield, Missouri, Walmart had its own commotion going Wednesday afternoon. A baby was born in the toilet paper aisle. “We were like, oh my gosh, is this actually going to happen,” said store manager Jessica Hinkle. Hinkle said the woman warned store associates that her last child came in just 30 minutes. When the woman’s water broke in the toilet paper aisle, she was prepared to go into labor right then and there. “We were like, what do we do now?” she said. “Another lady comes around the corner...
  • Brooklyn mom gives birth to second Leap Year baby

    03/02/2020 6:21:50 PM PST · by Coleus · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 02.29.20 | ear baby By Dean Balsamini and Khristina Narizhnaya
    This Sunset Park family is growing by leaps and bounds! Lindsay and Dane Demchak were all set to throw a birthday party Saturday for their son Omri, who was born Feb. 29, 2016, the last Leap Year. But that soiree was put on hold when the 31-year-old stay-at-home mom unexpectedly gave birth Saturday morning, four days early, to a 7-pound, 2-ounce baby girl at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn. “We’re the double Leap Year family!” a beaming Lindsay Demchak boasted from her hospital bed as she cradled a swaddled Scout on her right arm. “We don’t believe in superstition. We...