Dr. Doe’s Pelvic Exam

Today I’m getting a pelvic exam. Doctor Blake gave us permission to film the whole thing so that you know how to prepare, what to expect, and when to come back. In 2014 the American College of Physicians determined that annual, once-a-year pelvic exams we’re doing more harm than good. Their vote was appointment as […]

Obstetric Anesthesiologists Discuss Maternal Mortality, Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery

I’m Dr. James Lozada. You may have seen the ProPublica major investigation about maternal mortality. I want to thank them for taking that issue on. Very important! And I hope you take a look at it well. I happen to be at a conference with obstetric anesthesiologists. This is the main thing they do–they take […]

Why childbirth in America is so dangerous

-I have to deal every day with the fact that there’s nothing that I can do to bring Kira back. -It’s amazing. Mwah. -Many are shocked to learn that the U. S. not only has the worst maternal-mortality rate in the entire developed world, but that these rates are on the rise. -It was very […]

Join PregSource: Turn Your Pregnancy Experience into Knowledge

Pregnancy can be incredible and challenging… and sometimes downright exhausting. Surprisingly, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the pregnancy experience. In fact, there’s never been a large study about the realities of pregnancy…until now. The PregSource® research project aims to turn your experience into knowledge just by answering some questions about pregnancy. Every […]