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911 Dispatcher Helps Couple Deliver Baby Girl Inside Irvine Home

An Irvine couple is enjoying their newborn after she was born at home with help and guidance from a 911 dispatcher and a birthing coach.


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Midwifery Profession Expected To Deliver More Jobs In Los Angeles

As employment opportunities for midwives swell in LA, those in the profession seek to change the way childbirth is managed.


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Santa Monica Couple Champion Hypnobirthing Trend

A Santa Monica family is championing the benefits of an unconventional birthing technique after welcoming their baby daughter.


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Mother Credits Hospital’s Blood Supply, Emergency Protocol For Saving Her Life In Childbirth

Frances Armantrout nearly lost her life giving birth to her daughter and she credits her survival to the hospital’s emergency protocol and blood supply.


PGD or preimplantation genetic diagnosis is allowing parents to choose the gender of their baby.

Technology Allows Parents To Choose Baby’s Traits

Would you pick your baby’s features? One local doctor says he’s about to offer the service to would-be parents.