| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:25 AM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:05 PM
When Whitney Watts of Columbia agreed to bear twins on behalf of an infertile Boston couple two years ago, she entered a murky area of Maryland law.
Nothing forbade her from signing a contract to carry babies conceived through in vitro fertilization and...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Moira Mattingly had only been pregnant for about 24 weeks — still plenty of time, she thought, to pick a name for her daughter.
So when she went to the hospital with some discomfort — small pains coming every seven minutes — the news...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:58 PM
If you wanted to use your late husband's frozen sperm to have a baby, you would need his written permission under legislation that appears poised for approval in the Maryland General Assembly.
The House and Senate have both passed bills that would make...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Brooks and Nolan Bauer, a rare set of "momo" twins, are finally home with their parents in White Marsh.
"They were really premature, eight weeks early," Katie Bauer said Saturday, recounting the first time she saw her sons. "They told us they might be on...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Within an hour after an East Baltimore man died while in police custody, Cortly "C.D." Witherspoon got an urgent phone call from someone with connections to the family, asking for his help.
The next day, Witherspoon, a 30-year-old clergyman and single...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Jean E. Breiner, a registered nurse who had been the school nurse at Padonia Elementary School for more than two decades, died Friday of myleoid leukemia at her Timonium home. She was 77.
The daughter of a truck driver and a homemaker, the former Jean...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet.
"I ate whatever," said the 27-year-old Owings Mills woman. "We ordered take-out."
But when she weighed in at 220 pounds during her initial prenatal visit, she quickly earned...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:39 PM
An appointment with a pediatrician Thursday was a "big relief" to Katie Bauer, whose seven-month pregnancy with rare "momo" twins was at first confusing and then exhausting.
"It's all behind them, these guys are doing just fine," Dr. Joseph A. Garcia...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 7:38 AM
As a very pregnant and very red Kim storms out of a brunch date with the other women, this episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," just may mark the end of Kim's relationship with the rest of the women.
She attempted to wiggle her way out of...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The world is abuzz about the pregnancy of the Dutchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, which some publications report likely had to reveal the news after being hospitalized with hyperemesis gravidarum.
But what exactly is hyperemesis gravidarum?
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:57 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our help...