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[Star Tribune, January 19, 2018]   A spike in the number of women taking stimulants for attention disorders is raising concern among doctors about the potential impact on pregnancy. Read more.
January 19, 2018
[Star Tribune, May 18, 2017]   Complications from a heart-valve defect left Danielle Dayton with a couple mortifying options when she became pregnant last year: Undergo open heart surgery, which could be fatal to her baby, or press on with pregnancy even though her heart probably couldn’t keep up. Fortunately, there was a third option, though doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis believed it had been tried only once before in the United States.
May 18, 2017
[KARE 11, May 08, 2017]   Tennis pro Serena Williams has revealed she's pregnant and was actually pregnant when she won the Australian Open in January. That raised the question, how much exercise is OK when you're pregnant.
May 08, 2017
[KMSP Fox 9, May 01, 2017]   Tennis pro Serena Williams has revealed she's pregnant and was actually pregnant when she won the Australian Open in January. That raised the question, how much exercise is OK when you're pregnant.
May 01, 2017
[US News, July 07, 2016]   While improvements in medical technology are making it possible for smaller babies to survive, new research finds that low birth weight raises a child’s risk of death not just at birth, but later in life as well. What’s more, says Dr. Matthew Loichinger , perinatologist at The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern and Children's Minnesota in Minneapolis: “There’s studies that show that babies that are born at low birth weight may be at risk for certain health consequences later in life like high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, chronic kidney disease, obesity and metabolic syndrome.” It’s theorized that low birth weight may play a role in the development of these conditions, though Loichinger stresses that other studies haven’t found that relationship.
July 07, 2016
[Star Tribune, January 01, 0001]   Allina Health is merging under one license two acute care hospitals in Anoka County, as the Minneapolis-based system tries to eliminate duplicate services at the nearby medical centers. Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and Unity Hospital in Fridley will continue distinct operations, but the smaller medical center in Fridley next year will take the name “Mercy Hospital — Unity Campus.” Read more at startribune.com .
May 10, 2016
[KSTP TV, April 16, 2016]   Doctors at Minnesota Oncology, Virginia Piper and Abbott Northwestern , say a nationwide movement is encouraging oncologists help patients understand and make fertility plans before they begin treatment for cancer. 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS sat down with a mother who hopes her success story will give hope to others with cancer.
April 16, 2016
[WCCO-TV, February 29, 2016]   Feb. 29, Leap Day, only comes along every four years.
February 29, 2016
[KARE-TV, December 12, 2015]   Women are increasingly having babies at older ages. Even though there is nothing dramatic about turning 35, medical research indicates that risk factors related to pregnancy merit more discussion than before.
December 14, 2015
[KARE-TV, November 14, 2015]   As many as one in seven new moms are suffering from postpartum depression. About 50 percent of those women go untreated and unrecognized.
November 14, 2015