Health officials in Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.
It’s all hands on deck in maternity wings at hospitals across North Texas. The number of July births is up, and only expected to grow over the next month.
The first quintuplets born in Baylor Medical Center’s 110+ history went home Thursday.
The Social Security Administration announced on Thursday that Jacob was the top name for Texas boy infants in 2013. The top name for newborn girls was Sophia.
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine welcomed its first-ever set of quadruplets on Monday. The delivery included one boy and three girls. It was also the father’s birthday.
A Plano firefighter is being hailed a hero after he saved two twin babies from a burning home.
A beaming mother and an emotional father, Michelle and Steven Seals spoke for the first time about their quintuplets born Tuesday at Baylor Universal Medical Center.
Babies born with critical medical needs, need the best care available. Sometimes that means traveling to a hospital far from home.
We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.
“I have two babies… two separate babies!” exclaimed mother Jenni Ezell—with both joy and tears filling her eyes. The emphasis, appropriately enough, is on ‘separate’.
There is a major shift happening inside North Texas hospitals. Some medical facilities are closing their nurseries and pacifiers are disappearing from the maternity wards.
At the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.