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Mom’s Depression May Affect Kid’s Height

It is no secret that a child’s height may be influenced by their parents. But new research suggests that mom’s emotional state after giving birth may also contribute to a child’s height.

09/11/2012

Singer Jessica Simpson arrives to the NBC Universal 2012 Winter TCA Tour All-Star Party on January 6, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Jessica Simpson Talks Losing Pregnancy Pounds

Jessica Simpson is opening up about losing the weight she gained while pregnant with daughter Maxwell Drew.

09/06/2012

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CBS 11 Separates Fertility Fact From Fiction

For parents, family planning doesn’t always come naturally. The issue of infertility often goes discussed and that can cause a lot of misconceptions. CBS 11 News separates fact from fiction.

09/03/2012

A nine-months pregnant mother poses with her belly before having an examination. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Event Helps Expectant Moms In Need

A citywide baby shower is taking place Friday in Fort Worth to help provide some basic child care items for expectant mothers in need.

07/20/2012

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Program Offers Prenatal Care In Group Setting

A relatively new program in Tarrant County is giving expectant mothers an alternative to traditional prenatal care, letting them experience pregnancy in a group setting.

07/19/2012

Actor Matthew McConaughey and his partner, Brazilian model Camila Alves, pose before leaving the Festival Palace following the screening of the film "Mud" presented in competition at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 26, 2012 in Cannes. (credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/GettyImages)

McConaughey & Alves Expecting 3rd Child

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves have a baby on the way. The couple, who tied the knot last month, announced the news Wednesday on Twitter.

07/05/2012

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Study Says 1 In 5 Pregnant White Women Smoke

Despite the risks, about one in five white women still smoke cigarettes while pregnant, according to a new study that looked at substance abuse during pregnancy among races.

05/11/2012

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Birth Rates Among Unwed Couples Rising In U.S.

According to a new report from the CDC, over the past decade, more children are being born to unwed mothers and fathers who live together.

04/12/2012

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Local Doctor Talks X-Rays, Teen Moms, Junk Food

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about a link between dental x-rays and brain tumors, a decline in teen birth rates, and junk food leading to depression.

04/11/2012

A nine-months pregnant mother poses with her belly before having an examination. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Has Nation’s 4th Highest Teen Birth Rate

Teen births fell again in the United States in 2010, with the highest rate once more in Mississippi, according to a new government report.

04/10/2012

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Dallas Pregnancy Center ‘Taking To The Streets’

A longtime pregnancy center is taking its counseling services to the streets of Dallas. Next week, as part of their new “Save the Storks” program, the Downtown Pregnancy Center is launching a bus campaign.

03/19/2012

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Induced Labor Lets Dying Texas Man See His Daughter

Diane Aulger was two weeks from her due date when she and her husband decided there was no time to wait: Mark Aulger had days to live, and he wanted to see his child.

02/13/2012

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