Posts Tagged ‘babies’

William, Sophia Top D.C. Baby Names in 2012

If you're pregnant in 2013 and want a unique name for your baby, stay away from William or Sophia. In 2011, the two names kept the top spots for male and female babies born in the District that they held in 2011, according to data released today by the Social Security Administration.
While Sophia only grabbed [...]

Fewer White Babies Everywhere But in D.C.

White people aren't having as many babies as other ethnic groups, the Post reports. Census data shows that 50.4 percent of all infants born in the last year were nonwhite. But in the Washington metro area, trends are a little different: White people in D.C. are having babies!
The District continued its rebound, attracting 16,000 new residents [...]

Don’t Have Babies Out Of Wedlock: Post Columnist Who Had A Baby Out Of Wedlock

Amid all of the head-smacking this Post piece on having babies out of wedlock has produced, two questions arise: In what world does a) having a husband guarantee that raising a child will be easier and b) having a husband guarantee that one will always have a husband?
She The People-land, I guess.
Photo by Fauxlaroid via [...]

The Needle: To Catch A TV Predator Edition

Don't Get Mad, Get Even: YouTube is already good for bringing fame and fortune to people, whether they deserve it or not. Now an Arlington man is hoping it's good for bringing justice, too. After someone took a TV he'd ordered online off his porch, Rob Richards posted surveillance video of the delivery and the heist [...]

D.C. Fire And EMS Respond To 250 Calls, Deliver Baby In Shaw

D.C. Fire and EMS have responded to 250 calls since midnight, according to spokesperson Pete Piringer. "The calls that we've had are taking us longer for obvious reasons," he tells City Desk. "We've had a few collapses, a few babies. I don't know if it's the barometric pressure or what."
There have been six calls for [...]

News Analysis: To Save Beer from Global Warming, Stop Having Kids

Here is a little “news analysis” I think our City Paper constituency can appreciate.
Yesterday, beer lovers were devastated to hear global warming is hurting beer production. While that news was bad, the Washington Post followed up with a dispatch today suggesting that we can solve global warming if we stop having kids.
Put the two news items [...]