pregnancy http://kcur.org en Many States Fail On Policies For New Parents, Study Says http://kcur.org/post/many-states-fail-policies-new-parents-study-says <p>It's scary being a new parent, and many state regulations make the adjustment period very difficult for new moms and dads who have jobs. A recent study gives both Kansas and Missouri a failing grade in this area.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:47:42 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 58273 at http://kcur.org Many States Fail On Policies For New Parents, Study Says Examining Technology's Effect On Early Pregnancy Detection http://kcur.org/post/examining-technologys-effect-early-pregnancy-detection <p>It wasn’t until the second half of the 20th&nbsp;century that expectant parents could see and hear their baby through means of ultrasound and Doppler. With those advances also came a dramatic change in how we view early pregnancy loss.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:03:59 +0000 Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Beth Lipoff 47079 at http://kcur.org Examining Technology's Effect On Early Pregnancy Detection Premature Births Decline In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/premature-births-decline-kansas-city <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce3a198ccd8-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce3a198ccd8-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce3a198ccd8-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-906311.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – More babies are making it to the full nine-month term in Kansas City. But as KCUR's Elana Gordon reports, experts aren't sure why.</p> Tue, 08 Jun 2010 18:33:29 +0000 Elana Gordon 6696 at http://kcur.org