July 2020 / 14 posts found

Mother dies during childbirth from treatable condition that went undiagnosed due to COVID-19 restrictions

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A New York woman died during childbirth last month, and her husband said she tried to get treatment for the condition that killed her, but couldn’t because of coronavirus restrictions in hospitals, according to People magazine. Amber Rose Isaac, 26, died on April 21 when her heart stopped shortly after giving birth to her son, Elias. The child’s father, Bruce McIntyre, called the death “100% preventable” if she had been able to get an in-person appointment in the months leading up to her death. Isaac began noticing her platelet levels decreasing beginning in February, McIntyre said, but she couldn’t get […]

Kate Middleton pays tribute to Diana after childbirth – with detail most missed

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Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed their third baby into the world yesterday. It was announced that another prince joined the line of succession at 11:01am local time, before later on Monday evening William and Kate appeared in front of cameras to show their baby for the first time. For some, it didn’t go unnoticed that Kate may have chosen to honor William’s late mother, the dearly beloved Diana, Princess of Wales, with a rather fitting tribute… Daily Mail. “So we’ve got more photos up around the house now…” Though his wife, Kate, never knew Diana, William […]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Falsely Claims Abortion is Safer Than Childbirth

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Abortions are not safer than childbirth because a baby always dies. Women, too, risk their physical and mental health – and their future children’s as well – when they have abortions. But some of the most respected minds in the country continue to mislead the public about the truth. On Wednesday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg claimed abortion is safer than childbirth while attacking a Louisiana law that requires abortionists to have hospital admitting privileges for patient emergencies, The Independent reports. The justices considered a challenge to the law Wednesday, and they are expected to rule on the […]

Mom Dies After Being Forced To Wait Seven Hours To Be Operated On For Post-Childbirth Complications

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A young mom passed away after doctors failed to tend to her post-childbirth complications. Despite Charles Jonhson’s requests for his wife, Kira, to be seen as she struggled to recover from giving birth to the couple’s second son in 2016, doctors waited seven hours to conduct a CT scan. By then, it was too late.  In a talk with 11 Alive, Charles described his late wife, who spoke five languages, as unstoppable. As unstoppable as she was, it was only right that he would notice when something wasn’t quite right with his outgoing wife after she gave birth on April 12, […]

Yet Another Beautiful Black Woman Dies in Childbirth

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By all accounts, Kira Johnson could be described as a phenomenal woman. She traveled extensively, spoke five languages, and even raced cars with her adoring husband of 10 years right by her side. The mother of one son, 19-month-old Charles Johnson V, Kira and her husband were ecstatic when they found out they were having another boy—they had wanted two back to back. According to her husband Charles Johnson IV, who is the son of Judge Glenda Hatchett, of the nationally syndicated reality court TV show Judge Hatchett, Kira never missed a prenatal appointment and was in excellent health. On […]

Parents can expect disrupted sleep for six years after childbirth: study | CTV News

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New research indicates mothers tend to sleep an hour less than normal within the first three months after childbirth, while both parents can expect sleep disruptions up to six years later. This content was originally published here.

After 7years, 5 IVF cycles, 9 failed transfers, a miscarriage, 4 surgeries, an ectopic pregnancy and roughly 70 negative tests, couple welcome a child

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A beautiful couple have finally welcomed their daughter, Sophia Mary Jane after 7 years of trying several measures to have a child. JazzyJon, a Twitter user who shared the good news via the platform said they underwent 5 IVF cycles, 9 failed transfers, 4 surgeries, an ectopic pregnancy and roughly 70 negative tests before Sophia was born. He wrote! “After 7 years 5 IVF cycles, 9 failed transfers, a miscarriage, 4 surgeries, an ectopic pregnancy and roughly 70 negative tests we are finally able to introduce Sofia Mary Jane to the world! Please share this story to spread hope to […]

Virginia Governor Defends Bill Legalizing Aborting Babies During Childbirth | Breitbart

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Wednesday on WTOP’s “Ask The Governor,” Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) defended the Repeal Act, which would repeal Virginia’s current restrictions on late-term | Clips This content was originally published here.

‘My whole life taken away’: Ontario father questions why 24-year-old wife died post-childbirth

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Watch the video above as Ayesha’s husband, Ahmad Saleem, recalls the day he lost the love of his life to a deadly infection and the pain of raising their son without her. Ahmad Saleem hasn’t been able to sleep in his bed since he lost his wife. Ayesha Riaz died three days after giving birth to their son, Eesa, on Feb. 7, at Markham Stouffville Hospital in southern Ontario. Riaz, who was a healthy 24-year-old, had a hospital-acquired aggressive group A streptococcus (GAS) bacterial infection, ultimately leading to her death on Feb. 10, according to an audio recording shared with […]

Childbirth is killing black women: ‘This is a national problem’

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Childbirth is killing black women in the US, and here’s why By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Story highlights Black women in US are three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy, delivery than white women Expert: Racial divide in maternal deaths has persisted for decades The documentary series “Giving Birth in America” is produced by Every Mother Counts, a nonprofit organization that seeks to raise the profile and issues of maternal health in the United States. (CNN)It was her second time lying numb […]