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Lawsuit Alleges Harassment And Sleaze At Maui Prosecutors Officenew

Pornographic images downloaded on official county computers. Spurned lovers. Jealous superiors. Inter-office romance gone bad. Demeaning comments about breasts and pregnancy. Falsified attendance reports. Rampant name-calling. This is juicy stuff, but it's not from a cheesy beach novel or even a new Fox reality series.
Maui Time  |  Staff  |  08-02-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Ready or Not for Babynew

Babies have a habit of appearing at the least opportune moment, like when a verdict is due on a big story. And no two pregnancies (or births) are ever the same.
Jackson Free Press  |  Dawn Dugle  |  05-11-2009  |  Culture

Pregnant with Possibilitiesnew

Columnist Lori Gregory reports from her 11 millionth month of pregnancy.
Jackson Free Press  |  Lori Gregory  |  05-11-2009  |  Comedy

Alberta Finally Funds Midwiferynew

More than a decade after midwives in Alberta started lobbying to be fully funded under the public health-care system, the provincial government has granted their request.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Maureen McNamee  |  10-23-2008  |  Science

Pregnancy Is the New Blacknew

While celebrity stalkers delight in Hollywood babies, Beltway pundits are parsing and spinning the latest wave of ovarian escapades. Have girls really gone wild?
Boston Phoenix  |  Kara Baskin  |  09-11-2008  |  Commentary

One Missouri Midwife, Now That Her Trade is Legal, Decides to Advertisenew

Dana Albillo is doing something no one in St. Louis' underground home-birth network ever dared -- she's advertising. Soon after the Missouri Supreme Court ended the state's 48-year prohibition on non-medical professionals helping to deliver babies, Albillo bought an ad in AT&T's Yellow Pages for her fledgling business, Common Ground Midwifery Services.
Riverfront Times  |  Kathleen McLaughlin  |  08-01-2008  |  Sex

I Want My Midwife!new

The list of Orange Count hospitals that allow midwife-assisted births just got shorter -- but moms-to-be and midwives aren't taking it lying down.
OC Weekly  |  Daffodil J. Altan  |  07-29-2008  |  Sex

Pregnancy Inspires Thalia's 'Lunada' Beach Fantasiesnew

"In Lunada, I wanted to invoke all my favorite summery songs of all time," Thalia says. "I started to think about the time of my adolescence and the songs I would listen to during the summer. I was pulling together all my favorite songs and writing new songs in the process."
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martinez  |  07-09-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Too Many Pregnant Addicts Call Salt Lake County Metro Jail Homenew

With treatment-center beds so hard to come by, judges hand pregnant women jail sentences to provide them at least with safety and some prenatal care. But most of the babies will still be born into a world where drug withdrawal is one of their first sensations.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Eric S. Peterson  |  06-30-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Who's Your Momma?new

Everything was perfect as Becky and Sharon Flynn went through Sharon's pregnancy -- until the local daily paper refused to print Becky's name in the birth announcement.
Eugene Weekly  |  Suzi Steffen  |  12-26-2006  |  LGBT

It's a ... Baby!new

At six months pregnant, here are some thoughts on the first question nearly everyone asks: "Are you going to find out?"
Metroland  |  Miriam Axel-Lute  |  03-23-2006  |  Commentary

Girls, Interruptednew

In Growing Up Fast, documentarian Joanna Lipper offered a piercing look at teen motherhood. Now her book lets six young mothers tell their stories in their own words.
Boston Phoenix  |  Camille Dodero  |  12-01-2004  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Already Forgottennew

For a few minutes, The Forgotten acts as though it wants to be taken seriously, suggesting that it could have been a moving meditation on grief and longing and the devastating power of remembrance.
Cleveland Scene  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  09-27-2004  |  Reviews

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