So much so that quite a few readers believed the picture to be part of a phony, mocked-up newspaper article, but it was the real thing: Traffic-calming efforts along Bullitt Avenue Southeast are making Robert Parsley furious.
GOVERNMENT WARNING: According to the Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects.
In this context, many people found it anything from puzzling to ludicrous to see a newspaper photograph of a woman expressing concern about the effect of jackhammer noise on her unborn child while visibly puffing away on a cigarette.
What’s good for a pregnant mother isn’t necessarily good for the child she carries; substances that an adult woman can tolerate without harm may still have deleterious effects on a fetus.
Two activities pregnant women are strongly urged to avoid are smoking cigarettes and drinking alcoholic beverages, to the extent that those two products now carry government-mandated warning labels directed at mothers-to-be: SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: Smoking By Pregnant Women May Result in Fetal Injury, Premature Birth, And Low Birth Weight.
'Pregnant or not, no one knew and I was supposed to win that tournament. If I don't win, it's actually much bigger news.'And while she's about to embark on a new phase of her life, Serena says she's not throwing in the towel just yet on her tennis career.'I definitely plan on coming back.
Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville began streaming Thursday night on You Tube showing April the giraffe preparing to give birth.
Within a few days the photograph had sparked so much controversy that Mellissa Williamson came to her door smoking a cigarette Thursday morning.
It was a sign that the Southeast Roanoke woman didn’t know or didn’t care about the furor her photograph had ignited since it appeared in The Roanoke Times on Sept. The photo showed her seven months pregnant and smoking a cigarette.
April’s fans have stayed loyal to the live stream, waiting for the big moment. Thursday, there were more than 77,991 people watching the Giraffe Cam.
The calf will weigh around 150 pounds and be approximately 6-feet-tall at birth, PIX11 reports.
After detectives completed their investigation they secured an arrest warrant.