Examining St. Luke's-Shawnee Mission in Kansas City, where a 40-year-old gives birth to her unexpected fifth child and a woman develops a rare heart condition that could endanger her during labor. Also: the Reproductive and Fertility Center.
A visit to St. Luke's/Shawnee Mission in Kansas City includes a 40-year-old who gives birth to an unexpected fifth child; a woman who has a rare heart condition that could threaten her labor; couples at the Reproductive and Fertility Center hoping for pregnancy.
Stories of expecting mothers, including two friends and former drug addicts who are expecting within days of each other, two sisters delivering together, and a girl who wants to deter her sister from getting pregnant too young.
Medical cases from Vincent's Medical Center in New York include a complicated labor that results in a c-section; a couple who waited 10 years for a child; and a woman whose blood type is incompatible with her unborn child's. Also: an emergency c-section at 24 weeks.