CBS4 Investigates: Is Medicaid Fraud Part Of A Shortcut To Citizenship?Florida's senior senator is calling for a federal investigation, after our story on the birth tourism businesses that are springing up between Miami and Moscow. The agencies cater to wealthy and middle class women from former Soviet Bloc countries who want to give birth to an instant American citizen. But it's the potential for Medicaid fraud that CBS4 investigates has uncovered, that is prompting the most outrage, reports CBS4 Anchor Rick Folbaum.
Study: Stay-At-Home Mothers On The Rise More mothers are hanging up their work outfits and staying home to raise their children, according to a new study.
Children Coping With Recent Gun ViolenceShauntrell Darling is one of the many mothers in South Florida these days confronting bullets. "It's a shame how little children can't be little children.
Gov't Shutdown Halts WIC Funds For Moms & BabiesThe partial shutdown of the federal government may soon affect low-income mothers and their infants.
Focus On South Florida: Best Mom On WheelsWe feature a South Florida mom who was recently selected as a top 10 finalist for the Best Mom on Wheels award from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Mercedes Fowler was nominated by her son Christian. Mercedes has managed to have a career and raise her son all without the ability to walk.
Focus on South Florida: Breastfeeding Awareness MonthAugust is breastfeeding awareness month and “Make Healthy Happen Miami” is making sure mothers know the health benefits of breastfeeding their children.
More Mothers Using Placenta Pill To Combat Postpartum DepressionHaving a baby changes everything. For one in five mothers, those changes involve a series, and often silent disease, postpartum depression. But there are some women who are trying to avoid that fate using a pill derived from their own baby’s placenta.
Moms And Alcohol: The Disturbing Trend Raising children is tough, but it's even tougher when mom turns to the bottle to cope. It's a growing problem some moms are reluctant to talk about, but one mother of four agreed to explain to CBS4's Shannon Hori why stress has, literally, driven her to drink.
Top Mom MythsWhether they're scolding us or teaching us a lesson, moms always have words of wisdom. Let's look back and debunk our favorite mom myths.
What Moms Really Want for Mother's DayOne mom on what her heart really desires for Mother's Day.
Mom's Work Schedule Linked To Kid's ObesityMost mothers would prefer to stay at home with their kids rather than work. Now, researchers have found new evidence that could make the decision to return to work even tougher.