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Midwives Association: Women won't be forced to give birth without an epidural

'Right now there is no shortage, in any delivery room in Israel,' Midwives Association reassures.

Women won't be forced to give birth without an epidural

Obstetrician who performed unauthorized deliveries is arrested

Dr. Ilan Halevi, obstetrician who delivered women against medical guidelines, is arrested.

Obstetrician who performed unauthorized deliveries is arrested

Look again: You're not seeing double

Identical twins give birth to two boys - on the same day.

Look again: You're not seeing double

Hadassah: Twins born at 2:22, on February 22

On 22.2.22, at 2:22a.m., twins were born at Jerusalem's Hadassah Mount Scopus Medical Center.

Hadassah: Twins born at 2:22, on February 22

'Restrict births among the people of Israel? Disgrace'

Efrat Assoc Chair Dr. Eli Schosseheim responds to Agriculture Minister who suggested restricting birth rate: 'Exactly what Pharaoh wanted.'

'Restrict births among the people of Israel? Disgrace'player

Only 17% of births are C-section

Statistics from 2018 show thousands of twins were born, 261 triplets and 9 quadruplets.

Only 17% of births are C-section

'An angel on a motorcycle'

Mother who delivered in surprise home birth says MDA paramedic Yissachar Weiss is 'an angel on a motorcycle.'

'An angel on a motorcycle'

Sisters give birth four hours apart

Two sisters give birth at Jerusalem's Hadassah hospital - four hours apart: 'It was very exciting.'

Sisters give birth four hours apart

Quadruplets born to newlywed haredi couple

A year after her wedding, haredi woman gives birth to quadruplets.

Quadruplets born to newlywed haredi couple

'We chose life'

Couple gives birth to twins 10 months after their baby daughter died a crib death.

'We chose life'

60-year-old woman gives birth to first child

A 60-year-old woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl, after a labor fraught with challenges.

60-year-old woman gives birth to first child

5775: What Are the Most Common Names?

As a new Jewish Year is about to begin, the Population and Immigration Authority summarizes the outgoing one.

5775: How Many Were Born and What Are the Most Common Names?

Post-War 'Baby Boom': 49 Born in One Hospital

Two sets of triplets born in two hours during busy day for Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot; director says a 'baby boom' follows every major war.

Post-War 'Baby Boom': 49 Born in One Hospital Over Holidays

Record Number of Births on Rosh Hashanah

Over four times as many women give birth at Bnei Brak's Maayanei Yeshua hospital during Jewish New Year than annual average.

Baby Boom: Record Number of Women Give Birth on Rosh Hashanah

More Girls Than Boys Born in Rocket-Plagued City

More premature, underweight births found in rocket-plagued Sderot – and more female babies. Juvenile diabetes also linked to war.

More Girls Than Boys Born in Rocket-Plagued City

‘1 in 200 Million’ Triplets Go Home

Rare identical triplets born in central Israel are finally all at home after premature birth.

‘1 in 200 Million’ Triplets Go Home

Rosh Hashana 'Baby Boom' at Bnei Brak Hospital

Thousands of babies were born in Israel over Rosh Hashana, with 150 of them born at Ma'ayanei Hayeshu'a hospital in Bnei Brak.

Rosh Hashana 'Baby Boom' at Bnei Brak Hospital