The Importance Of Your Pelvic Floor During Childbirth | Doula

Hello I’m Chantal Traub and I’m an active birth doula and childbirth educator and I’ve been assisting expecting families in the New York metro area since 2003. What I wanted to talk about today is the importance of the pelvic floor during birth. We first have to understand what is the function of the pelvic […]

Childbirth | from Sex, Explained on Netflix

[narrator] This is a stretch test, which engineers use to measure the strength and stretchiness of materials, like rubber. But here, it’s testing something different: tissue from a human cervix. The cervix is the gate between a woman’s uterus and her vagina. It blocks anything, -like a penis, from going any further up. -[whistle blows] [narrator] And […]

Moms Share Their Birthing Stories

– I think pregnancy is a lot more powerful than we’re lead to believe. – So, when your baby’s born, they turn face down to come out. My baby did not turn face down. So he was, they call them “stargazers”. He was just face up, and not doing the turn to come out. I […]

Childbirth Education with MorrelleMcLaurin.com

As mothers, we hold on to our childbirth experiences for the rest of our lives. From the beginning, we plan pregnancy announcements and gender reveals. We research the safest car seat and buy the best baby carrier. From bottles to breast pumps, we prepare our worlds for our little one. But how often do we […]

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 […]