Sea-Section: Incredible Shark Birth Caught on Camera

00:00 GIRL: Yay oh my god this is the coolest thing i’ve ever seen 00:06 COMM: A family outing turned into an incredible emergency c-section shark birth caught on camera. 00:14 COMM: Restaurant owners Beth and Lindsey Cordell were walking along the coast of Georgia, USA with their three children and a friend when they […]

Why Is Childbirth So Difficult? | Darwin, MD #1

Imagine serving as a physician in the obstetrics and gynecology department of a large hospital. Two women arrive on the same day ready to each give birth to their first child. Both are twenty-five and experienced an uneventful pregnancy. They are fit and ready for the experience. Both planned for a vaginal delivery. One did […]

#SBbirth: Benefits of skin-to-skin

Skin to skin contact in vaginal birth is now well established as a method of improving many outcomes for the baby and mother. It improves the babies temperature regulation, their chances of getting jaundice, breastfeeding, the contact between the mother and baby, and it’s been shown perhaps to even improve post-natal depression. What we’ve done […]

Labor and Delivery Tour, Lone Peak Hospital

(gentle music) – Hi, welcome to Lone Peak Hospital. This is our labor and delivery unit. I’m Debra Weight, I’m the director of Women’s Services and we would love to take you on a tour of our unit. Welcome to one of our beautiful rooms. We’ve designed these rooms to be as comfortable as possible […]

Ask The Placenta Lady about Cesarean Birth and Placenta Encapsulation

(calm, gentle music) – Hi, welcome to another episode of Ask the Placenta Lady. My name is Jodi but I’m more commonly known as the Placenta Lady. I’ve been working with new moms since 2006. So I’ve heard pretty much every question you can be asked regarding the birth year. It’s pregnancy, child birth and […]

#SBbirth: Overview of the twin-birth study

The twin birth study was a study designed to see whether in twins, C-section was necessary or if planned vaginal birth resulted in as good an outcome. So we did what’s called a randomized trial and we randomized women from really across the world in 102 centres, 26 countries. Canada was the leading country in […]

About Dressed to Deliver 3-in-1 Labor Gowns, Maternity Hospital Gowns, Delivery Gown

When I first learned that I was going to become a mom, I couldn’t wait to see my little bundle’s face. I dreamed of her all day, the moments we were going to have together. When I was expecting my first baby, I was excited, to start the journey, and become a mother, and meet […]

Caesarean Section: Closing the uterine incision

Once the uterine cavity has been cleaned, the uterus is closed So at this point the stitches placed at a right angle of the uterus and that is tied. The angles of the uterus are very important in closure because that’s the point which if not properly sutured could give rise to bleeding after surgery […]

Caesarean Section: Delivery of the baby and placenta and cleaning the uterine cavity

If you look at the baby the surgeon gets his hand into the uterus and brings the baby’s head out of the uterine cavity. The mouth of the baby is suctioned first to get any secretions out, then the nostrils are suctioned it’s important to do the mouth before the nostrils, because that prevents aspiration […]

How C-Section Delivery Can Help Mother and Baby

– Hi, I’m Dr. Mark Alkass, at Heart of Florida OB/GYN. The big event, that’s the delivery, that’s what we’re here for, that’s what we’re all planning for, that’s what everyone gets excited about. And most babies are born vaginally, which is a good thing. It’s good for mom, it’s good for baby. But a […]