First Baby of 2015 in Jackson County

  MEDFORD, Ore. — Yaretzi Castillo Hernandez made her world debut at 5 o’clock in the morning on New Year’s Day, officially claiming the title of the first baby born in Jackson County in 2015. She weighed in at a whopping seven pounds, four ounces, and is 20 inches long. The two first time parents … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Inducing Labor

Well, it appears this baby is staying put! I guess I can’t blame him – he’s heard his big brother’s toddler temper tantrums – he’s probably a little scared! As my due date approaches (two days away!) I’m thinking more and more about how to naturally induce labor. Some of my co-workers have suggested the … Continue reading »

WEB EXTRA: Home Delivery 911 Call

In this web extra – listen to the entire released portion of Connie Mockry’s 911 call as she delivered her own granddaughter.

Why Parents Share Pictures Online

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When a woman becomes a mother, it often changes the way she defines herself.  That may be one reason why so many women chose to post so many pictures of their kids on social media sites. It’s the topic of a study, just published by a University of Michigan graduate student, … Continue reading »

Parents Perform CPR to Save Baby’s Life

TRAIL, Ore. — A couple’s quick action is credited with saving their own baby’s life. Friday afternoon, emergency responders rushed to the 64 hundred block of Crow Foot Road in Trail. Two teens were playing outside and didn’t notice their family friend’s 1-year-old girl disappear. A few minutes later, they found her in the creek. She accidently … Continue reading »