Tackling Child Marriage: An Economic Approach | Dr Zaki Wahhaj | Think Kent

My name is Dr Zaki Wahhaj and I’m a senior lecturer in the School of Economics at the University of Kent. My research focuses on developing countries and in particular I’m interested in how social and cultural practices are sustained in societies and how they evolve. In today’s lecture I’m going to talk about the […]

Town warns of drinking water risk for infants, pregnant woman

THEY WEREN’T NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY. WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THE SITUATION AT THIS POIN JULI: NATE MARKLEY AND HIS WIFE LAURA ARE EXPECTING TO WELCOME THEIR FIRST BABY AT ANY MOMENT. BUT THEY JUST LEARNED FRIDAY THAT FOR AT LEAST THE PAST TWO MONTHS, THE WATER THEY’VE BEEN DRINKING IN MAYNARD MAY NOT BE SAFE […]

Natural or Low Intervention Birth at Maine Medical Center

>>EMILY: We were having our first baby and of course, it’s a blizzard and we’re on our way to the hospital. We both really liked the idea of not having any interventions and if possible, trying to do things naturally.>>DR. REBECCA HUNT: A low intervention birth can actually mean many different things. For some women, […]

Woman paralyzed after childbirth awarded $35.4M in lawsuit

YOU ARE WATCHING NEWSCENTER 5 AT 6:00. PHIL: A WOMAN HAS BEEN AWARDED $35 MILLION IN A MALPRACTICE CASE. J.C.: HER PROBLEMS BEGAN YEARS BEFORE SHE BECAME PREGNANT. JANET: ANDREA LARKIN, AN ATHLETE AND PILATES TEACHER, MARRIED HER CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART. SIX YEARS AGO SHE BECAME PREGNANT. TODAY, THIS IS ANDREA. PARALYZED ON HER LEFT SIDE, […]

Baby born 15 weeks premature goes home on original due date

HE WILL BE HERE FOR WEEK. IT IS STORY TO WARM THE HOLIDAY SEASON. A BABY BOY BORN 15 WEEKS PREMATURE OUT OF THIS HOSPITAL AND BEATING THE ODDS AND IT WAS NOT TOUCH AND GO FOR THE BABY. HIS MOM’S LIFE WAS IN DANGER, TOO. NEW AT 11:00 OUR FRANK HOLLAND HAS THE STORY. […]

Oh Baby! Woman gives birth, didn’t know she was pregnant

5 JACK HARPER ABOUT THE HOSPITAL TRIP THAT TURNED INTO THE SURPRISE OF THEIR LIVES. I HAD STRONG ABDOMINAL PAINS AND IT WAS GETTING WORSE. JACK: JUDY CALLED HUBBY JASON FOR A QUICK RIDE TO BEVERLY HOSPITAL. AN EXAM AND OH, MY GOD. SHE SAID, WELL, IT’S GOOD NEWS. YOU DON’T HAVE ANY BLOCKAGES OR […]