Amniocentesis is the classic way for detecting chromosomal abnormalities in a fetus and requires an invasive procedure to obtain amniotic fluid. There may be a better way.
The year’s first new Philadelphian made her appearance just after midnight at Pennsylvania Hospital, weighing in at six pounds, nine ounces.
Walking through the toy department can seem a little foreign to those of us who haven’t ventured into this magical land since childhood, so here are a few gift ideas.
There was an interesting study last week which showed a link between autism and the age of the father when the baby is conceived.
Doctors need to ask all women of childbearing age if they might be pregnant before prescribing medications. That’s because some are safe during pregnancy but others are not.
Sick of proud parents inundating your Facebook newsfeed with photos of their infants? There’s an app for that. No, really.
A health watch warning: A potentially deadly cough is spreading in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to the state health departments.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is opening a new training lab today to give surgeons some cutting edge experience. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the hands-on training.
Time Magazine’s cover shocker has just about everyone talking.
A new study has supported what many people have thought for years, infants learn how to talk by listening and looking.
A new warning for parents with toddlers. The youngsters should have more play time, less screen time. 90 percent of parents admit their children under two watch some form of electronic media.
It’s hard to believe, but Americans’ attitudes towards babies haven’t changed in decades.
A Philadelphia doctor accused of regularly maiming women and killing viable babies at his filthy abortion clinic should have been reported by other physicians but was not.
Just days after Marie Smith got an abortion at a West Philadelphia clinic, her stomach swelled and she began vomiting green stuff.
A Philadelphia abortion doctor accused of a slew of crimes, including murdering upwards of seven babies, has now been charged with 8 counts of murder.