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Walmart Discriminated Against Pregnant Employees: Lawsuit

May 16, 2017 |

Two former Walmart workers say the retail giant discriminated against thousands of pregnant women, and they’ve filed a proposed class-action lawsuit . The suit from Talisa Borders and Otisha Woolbright says that until three years ago, Walmart’s policy was to deny pregnant women the accommodations that workers with disabilities were granted,…
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For a 10-Year-Old Pregnant by Rape, a 2nd Trauma

May 16, 2017 |

India has dealt with a series of high-profile rape cases , and the latest is a particularly thorny one: It involves a 10-year-old who is now pregnant. The New York Times reports the child is more than 20 weeks along after being “repeatedly raped by her stepfather over a period of…
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Robert Griffin III Engaged To Be Married, Fiancee Pregnant

May 14, 2017 |

RG3 is about to sign a contract … a marriage contract — ’cause he’s engaged to his girlfriend Grete Sadeiko … who just announced she’s’ pregnant with the NFL star’s baby! Robert Griffin III popped the question to the Florida State University…

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Man Beheaded in Freak Accident Had Pregnant Wife

April 14, 2017 |

The man decapitated in a freak motorcycle accident in San Bernardino Tuesday morning has been identified as Fabian Zepeda, a 27-year-old who had been married for less than a year and whose wife is four months pregnant. “I am very happy to keep a little blessing from my husband,” Vanessa…
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Ex-State Trooper Charged in Deaths of Pregnant Wife, Baby

March 20, 2017 |

More than three years after their deaths, a former Pennsylvania state trooper has been charged in the fatal shooting of his pregnant wife , which also resulted in the death of the baby she was carrying. Joseph Miller, who resigned from the state police Wednesday, told dispatchers during the 911 call…
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Pregnant 11-Year-Old About to Set British Record

March 18, 2017 |

A girl in Britain is set to become the nation’s youngest mother when she gives birth in the coming weeks—at the age of 11. The Guardian reports few details about the girl are available for legal reasons. The father is believed to be a minor as well, a few…
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Cops Trying to Stop Suspect End Up Killing Pregnant Teen

March 17, 2017 |

A 16-year-old California girl who was fatally wounded during an incident with police earlier this week was pregnant, KTVU and KGO report. The teen, IDed as Elena Mondragon, was a passenger in a car that had been reported stolen and was being sought in a bunch of armed robberies. When…
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Pregnant Mom Loses Husband, Two Kids in an Instant

March 1, 2017 |

A pregnant mother who learned last week that she is expecting a daughter is now going through the unimaginable: planning the funerals of her husband and older two children. Randall Wells, a Mormon bishop and experienced pilot, was flying his single-engine Cessna 172 home to Utah from a wedding in…
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Okla. Anti-Abortion Lawmaker Calls Pregnant Women ‘Hosts’

February 14, 2017 |

A Republican lawmaker from southeast Oklahoma who described a pregnant woman as a “host” is standing by his use of the term, saying his intent was not to offend anyone, the AP reports. State Rep. Justin Humphrey of Lane said Monday he didn’t know of a better term to describe…
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An Aspirin a Day Could Help Some Pregnant Women

February 10, 2017 |

Inflammation wreaks all sorts of havoc on the human body. One example involves reproduction, because inflammation is behind multiple issues—such as pelvic inflammatory disease and polycystic ovary syndrome—that increase a woman’s risk of infertility. So can managing inflammation improve those women’s chances of getting pregnant? Researchers at the…
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