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Bismarck Parents Charged Following Son’s Death

The baby was found face down and unresponsive in a bassinet in August.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Bismarck couple has been charged with felony child neglect following the death of their baby. Authorities say the parents kept a filthy apartment and missed medical appointments for their son, who was born three months premature in December and spent three months in neonatal intensive care. The baby was found face down and unresponsive in a bassinet in…

Survey: Fewer Pregnant Women Smoking in North Dakota

The CDC says the national smoking rate for pregnant women is 8.4 percent

  NORTH DAKOTA — State health officials say fewer pregnant women are smoking in North Dakota. The Department of Health’s birth certificate records show the state had a pregnancy smoking rate of 11.6 percent in 2016. That’s down from 13.8 percent in 2015. The CDC says the national smoking rate for pregnant women is 8.4 percent. Health officials also say…

Hundreds Walked to Raise Money for March of Dimes

March for Babies took place at Scheels Arena this morning to help the fight against premature births

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of people in Fargo marched and raised money to help babies live through birth and move on to healthy lives. If you’ve had a baby, been a baby or know a baby…then you’ve been impacted by the March of Dimes. “March of Dimes is something that to be honest with you I’m not sure I knew…