Dr. Paul Dicker of The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

I think that this field allows you to have somewhat of a primary care approach, so you see patients over time, over years. Which is wonderful, you get to kind of not only see them medically, but you know, just see them as their families develop, which makes for an incredibly rewarding experience. Obviously you […]

Labor and Delivery Nurses Provide a Seamless Experience

Hi, my name is LaToya. I’m a labor and delivery nurse at Mary Immaculate Hospital. As of today, I have brought in 152 babies into this world. Oh, I love working with Bon Secours. What’s most important to me is my team. Our nurses are awesome. We are the cream of the crop and we […]

New NICU added to a 360 Virtual Tour of StoneSprings Hospital’s Labor and Delivery Unit

(music playing) A virtual tour – Labor and Delivery/NICU Private Lobby Family-centered experience with no visiting restrictions Nurse’s Station Birthing Suite Private Labor and Delivery rooms to accommodate your needs through the entire birthing process Private Bathroom In-Room Education For Parents Comfortable couch converts into a bed for your support person to rest or stay […]

Dr. Aiman Shilad of The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

Valley provides an environment where patients are comfortable, safe and happy. They get the best of care from a physician standpoint and from a medical standpoint, and they get the best of care from a psychosocial and a comfort standpoint where they are welcomed into the Valley family along with their own family. And so […]

How to Know You’re in Labor : Going Into Labor: Sequence of Events

So you think you are in labor, here are some ways to know for sure if you are in labor or not. The main way to know is contractions, are your contractions getting closer together and are they lasting longer? If this is happening, these are “progressive contractions” and you are in labor. If your […]

How to deliver a baby – study midwifery

I’d like to introduce you to Noelle, Noelle is a high fidelity birth simulator and this is what we use for students before they actually have their clinical placements and work with real people and today as we can see Noelle is in a semi recumbent position which I have to say is not ideal […]

The Mother and Baby Unit

♪♪♪ (narrator) Visiting Guidelines and Length of Stay in the Mother and Baby Unit. ♪♪♪ We provide you with a Quiet Time from 2 to 4pm every day to allow rest time for you, your partner and your baby. ♪♪♪ We request no visiting during this period. You can find educational resources in the parent […]

How to Know You’re in Labor : Signs of Going Into Labor: Losing the Mucus Plug

Another sign that labor is coming close is the losing of the mucus plug. That is also called a bloody show or bloody discharge. So what it is, is you have the uterus and then you have your cervix, and your cervix has an actual mucus plug that closes it up. This prevents any bacteria […]

Giving Birth at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

– [Announcer] Welcome to the birthing pavilion at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, offering you a comfortable, private, and calm place to give birth. Our top priority is for you to have the childbirth experience that is right for you. Our nurses will form a team with your obstetrician or midwife to make sure your labor and birthing preferences […]