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Pregnant orcas have researchers excited, but is it too soon to celebrate? – Blaine Northern Light

By Hannah Weinberger / Crosscut.com When Dr. Holly Fearnbach and Dr. John Durban noticed the bodies of two female southern resident orcas widening just behind their dorsal fins, they knew it could mean only one thing: babies

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Biden, Harris, and Abortions Late in Pregnancy – Yahoo News

Do Joe Biden and Kamala Harris believe that abortion should be legal even late in pregnancy? Here are four pieces of evidence that suggest the answer is yes. First: Biden and Harris are strong supporters of Roe v.

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How pandemic anxiety is affecting pregnant women – PBS NewsHour

This story was originally published by The 19th on August 25, 2020. For Amanda Feltner, pregnancy was already risky. At 39, shes at a higher risk of complications, and she has an autoimmune disorder that makes it harder to maintain a pregnancy

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Bipasha Basu on pregnancy rumours: Its irritating. Every time I gain weight, they make me pregnan… – Hindustan Times

Actor Bipasha Basu has said that the constant rumours about her pregnancy are irritating. She said that she is more likely to react dangerously to such gossip than husband Karan Singh Grover.

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Pregnant during pandemic: What expectant mothers need to know – The Jakarta Post – Jakarta Post

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to spend more time at home, limiting couples access to birth control.

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Pregnant Woman Shot and Killed While Sleeping in Bed in Bridgeport: Police – NBC Connecticut

A pregnant woman is dead after gunfire erupted into a Bridgeport house Monday morning -- while she was sleeping -- killing her and injuring another person, according to police. Police said 22-year-old Karla Bermudez of Bridgeport was shot multiple times from gunshots that were fired into a house on Washington Terrace around 5:30 a.m

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Pregnant Canadian begs for travel exemption to return from Haiti with her children – CBC.ca

A pregnant Canadian woman is urging the federal government to rethink its pandemic travel rules, to allow her to return to the country to access medical care without leaving her soon-to-be adopted Haitian children behind.

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Pregnant Devon native begging to fly to Canada before deadline – Spruce Grove Examiner

Wallace and her family. The Devon native is fighting to return to Canada and cannot bring two of her adopted children from Haiti because of COVID-19 restrictions.

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Mom of twins Teejay Sidhu on her second pregnancy: Never imagined I’d be a mother of three – Times of India

Actors Teejay Sidhu and Karanvir Bohra are already parents to their twin daughters, Bella and Vienna. They surprised everyone with the good news of expecting once again. Teejay is cherishing this phase and shared a special message on her social media account welcoming the new "soul."Teejay Sidhu shared a family photograph with actor-husband Karanvir Bohra, daughters Bella and Vienna, who had 'Big Sisters' printed on their t-shirts.

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Pregnant woman deported to Mexico instead of her country of origin – KYMA

MEXICALI, B.C. (KYMA, KECY) - In the Refugio Migrante shelter in Mexicali lives Gloria Mejia, a pregnant 22-year-old refugee from Honduras who from upon arrival to the Yuma was deported to Mexico. At the fence, they called me and took me to the dog pound that's what we call it and then they took me and they told me they were going to deport me and I thought it was to my country, but no then when I got off the bus I was in San Luis and they told me I was in Immigration in San Luis and I had no choice to sleep there on the street, because I had left with no money, said Gloria Mejia.

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Horrifying final words of pregnant mum hacked to death next to husband and son – Mirror.co.uk

It should have been an idyllic dream holiday for a devoted young couple and their adorable son. Karen Turner had booked to spend a break at the Hluleka Nature Reserve in South Africa to celebrate her 31st birthday with her husband, Matthew, and their young son, Hayden.

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Pregnant women in Lucknow who avoided clinics for fear of Coivd-19 report missed abortions – Hindustan Times

Manisha (name changed), conceived her first baby at the age of 25.

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Pregnancies Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic – Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, Sept.1, 2020 /CNW/ - Today marks the first day of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Month in Canada, and Surrey Place is urging those pregnant or trying to conceive to consider their COVID-19 coping mechanisms. Many news articles since the start of the pandemic have noted an increase or change in alcohol and substance use and this may be related to the stress and disruptions caused by the infectious disease

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In Photos: Celebrities who announced they are pregnant this year – Mumbai Mirror

01/7Celebs who are pregnant Congratulations are in order for the celebrity couples who recently announced that they are all set to welcome their babies. Bollywood, as well as Hollywood couples, have made the big announcement and we cant wait to see who else announces they are expecting new little bundles of joy as the year goes on.

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$300K grant furthers research on pregnant immigrant women – The Prospector

'She thinks part of what caused her premature birth was her husband being deported,' said UTEP researcher.

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Senior chief charged with rape, kicking pregnant woman in the stomach – NavyTimes.com

A U.S. Navy senior chief is facing court-martial over allegations of rape and aggravated assault, including an incident where prosecutors say he kicked a pregnant woman in the stomach, according to court records

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Woman carved open pregnant pal and stole her unborn baby after luring her to fake baby shower in Brazil – The Sun

A YOUNG mum-to-be was lured to her death by a sick school friend who faked a baby shower before cutting her unborn child from her body. Flavia Godinho Mafra, 24, from Brazil was found dead by her husband, with their baby missing, last Friday in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina.

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Give pregnant orcas space to… – Journal of the San Juan Islands

Submitted by NOAA Fisheries With news of multiple pregnancies among the endangered Southern Resident killer whales, agencies and partners are calling for boaters to steer clear of the whales. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, NOAA Fisheries, whale watch leaders, and Soundwatch are asking boaters to give the whales extra space on the water at this critical time. The whales, for the first time in a couple years, are very, very present in Puget Sound; and unfortunately were having a lot of people get too close to orcas within these regulated boundaries, said Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police Captain Alan Myers.

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DoD Set to Roll Out New Policy Targeting Pregnancy Discrimination in the Military – Yahoo! Voices

A new Pentagon policy update aimed at tearing down practices that discriminate against pregnant service members is now complete, and will be distributed in coming days, the Defense Department's chief diversity officer said Tuesday. The change was ordered in July by Defense Secretary Mark Esper as part of a package of changes designed to root out "discrimination, prejudice and bias in all ranks." Some of the changes were immediate, including a directive to end the use of photos in promotion boards.

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Pregnancy, Teaching, and COVID-19: Here’s What to Know – Education Week

Many teachers are concerned about the health and safety risks of going back into school buildings as the coronavirus pandemic rages on.

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People: Twin Pregnancy Given 10 to 20 Percent Chance of Survival Defies Odds During COVID-19 Pandemic – NYU Langone Health

Like many pregnant women during the height of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Dana Salmonese took her temperature every hour, but instead of monitoring for a possible COVID-19 infection, she was monitoring herself at home for a sepsis infection after having a procedure performed in the womb to save her twins at 18 weeks of pregnancy. Salmonese, a mother of three from Huntington, Long Island, shares with People magazine her familys incredible story that includes a near miscarriage, a separate, deadly diagnosis for her unborn twins, a lifesaving laser surgery in the womb, and premature deliveryall amid a global pandemic

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Gigi Hadid Shared Some Of The Things She’s Been Eating During Her Pregnancy And It All Looks SO Good – Delish

Pierre Suu/Instagram/Gigi HadidGetty Images Gigi Hadid has been keeping a pretty low public profile as she awaits the birth of her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik, but she gave us a little glimpse into what she's been cooking up while socially isolating...literally. She's been cooking a lot! In an Instagram post last week, as previously reported on by PEOPLE, Gigi posted a set of photos with the caption "summer gratitude," and though it included some photos of general ambiance, likely of mama Yolanda Hadid's Pennsylvania farm, it also included photos of some of the things she's cooking and eating during her pregnancy like cinnamon rolls, avocado sushi, freshly picked strawberries, fresh bell peppers, and a caprese salad. It's a social isolation photo post we've probably all posted or thought about posting, but I've gotta say my attempts at quarantine baking are not as beautiful as Gigi's! This content is imported from Instagram.

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Explained: The first Covid-19 miscarriage in India, and why it happened – The Indian Express

Written by Tabassum Barnagarwala, Edited by Explained Desk | Mumbai | Updated: August 25, 2020 10:24:39 pmSome early studies by ICMR-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH) found that the placenta, which is supposed to protect the foetus from infections, in fact acts as a reservoir for SARS-CoV-2.

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Wadia hospital to test placenta of Covid positive pregnant women – The Indian Express

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: August 25, 2020 2:48:49 pmAfter every delivery we immediately test the newborn for Covid-19. In three cases, the newborns tested positive. We took all preventive measures during delivery to prevent infection spread

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Abortion rates rise to second-highest ever despite falling teen pregnancies – The National

THE number of abortions carried out in Scotland reached the second highest on record last year - with the number of pregnancies ended by women in their 40s increasing to a new high. Official figures showed there were 13,583 terminations carried out in 2019 - the highest total since 2008. They included 581 terminations in women who were aged 40-plus - the highest numberin this age group since abortion became legal in 1967

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