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Third pregnant woman dies from coronavirus this month

The 45-year-old COVID-19 patient, in her 39th week of pregnancy, was rushed to the Soroka Medical Center on Monday, while MDA paramedics administered life-saving treatment.


Naturally conceived quadruplets born in Israel in 1/700,000 chance

Multiple births are usually the result of fertility treatments • "Every time they brought me a baby outside, and all I could think of was 'thank God that yet another baby is okay,'" their father said

Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman and her 5 children

Working parents cannot survive the continued COVID-19 lockdown - comment

After we finish the homework and send it to the teacher, who responds with a “kol hakavod” and hearts and rainbows and unicorns. I want to respond with a different emoji.

WHO reverses stance on pregnant women receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Israel has included pregnant women among those getting priority access to COVID-19 vaccines.


MDA medic instructs husband through baby's delivery over the phone

"It was a special moment, but I hope it's a once in a lifetime experience," the new father said.

Israeli woman gives birth to twins in bathroom overnight

"It was an interesting experience," the new mother said.

Pregnant woman (Illustrative)

Imeinu Doulas: Providing spiritual support to prospective, new Jewish mothers

Imeinu Doulas began modestly with a team of Jewish doulas, companions who are trained to care for and offer support to women in childbirth.

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Finance Ministry, National Insurance solve maternity benefit crisis

Women who had been unemployed or on unpaid leave for extended periods of time will now be eligible for maternity benefits for babies born between January 1 and June 30 of this year.

Maj. (Dr.) Ted Ferguson performs reconstructive surgery. Used for illustrative purposes

Medical first in Tiberias: Docs save uterus so woman can have more babies

"Since this was a young woman, our goal was to allow her to return to normal functioning while preserving her ability to become pregnant in the future."

With opening of new ward, 90% of Ichilov maternity ward rooms are private

Each private room also includes a chair for nursing, a private bathroom and shower, a diaper changing table, a television and free Wi-Fi.

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