Pregnancy http://www.kunc.org en Frustrated By The Affordable Care Act, One Family Opts Out http://www.kunc.org/post/frustrated-affordable-care-act-one-family-opts-out The Robinson family of Dallas started out pretty excited about their new insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.<p>Nick Robinson had turned to Obamacare after he lost his job last summer. He had been working as a youth pastor, and the job included benefits that covered him, his two young daughters, and his wife, Rachel, a wedding photographer.<p>Nick says he wasn't too nervous at first, because everyone was healthy. Tue, 27 May 2014 07:27:00 +0000 57020 at http://www.kunc.org Frustrated By The Affordable Care Act, One Family Opts Out Can Mom's Pregnancy Diet Rewire Baby's Brain For Obesity? http://www.kunc.org/post/can-moms-pregnancy-diet-rewire-babys-brain-obesity Moms-to-be are often reminded that they're eating for two. It's tempting to take this as an excuse to go for that extra scoop of the ice cream. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:21:00 +0000 53617 at http://www.kunc.org Can Mom's Pregnancy Diet Rewire Baby's Brain For Obesity? A Baby Didn't Bump These Moms Out Of Competition http://www.kunc.org/post/baby-didnt-bump-these-moms-out-competition Let's be clear: Olympians handle the physical challenges of childbirth differently than most of the rest of us.<p>Aretha Thurmond is a discus thrower who'd already competed in two Olympics when she went to the hospital in labor.<p>"So I get there and they're like, 'Yeah, whatever, you're 4 centimeters dilated. Go walk around the hospital and come back,' " she says.<p>Thurmond's hospital was part of a university, so she headed straight for its track, where she power-walked for the next two hours. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:22:00 +0000 Neda Ulaby 53602 at http://www.kunc.org A Baby Didn't Bump These Moms Out Of Competition For In-Vitro, New Freezing Process Has 'Changed Everything' http://www.kunc.org/post/vitro-new-freezing-process-has-changed-everything <p>In-vitro fertilization babies who are conceived from frozen, rather than fresh, embryos have a remarkably better chance of survival than from the method most used in the past, according to a new study by a Colorado physician who is considered one of the nation’s leaders in reproductive medicine.</p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Colorado Public News & Carol McKinley 52347 at http://www.kunc.org For In-Vitro, New Freezing Process Has 'Changed Everything' Back To Work After A Baby, But Without Health Insurance http://www.kunc.org/post/back-work-after-baby-without-health-insurance Pardit Pri had health insurance until she decided to quit her job as a legal administrative assistant and stay home with her newborn son 20 months ago. She thought she'd have coverage by now. But it didn't work out that way.<p>"I knew that I wasn't going to be working for a while because I decided to stay home with my son, and I thought ... 'OK, fingers crossed. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:07:00 +0000 50333 at http://www.kunc.org Back To Work After A Baby, But Without Health Insurance