Do Fetuses Poop?

The little scar in the middle of your abdomen marks the place where, for about nine glorious months, all the nutrients you needed to grow and develop and survive flowed straight into your bloodstream while you just floated around in a sac of amniotic fluid. But have you ever wondered what was going on with […]

Prenatal Development: What Babies Learn Inside the Womb

Everything starts the day your mum’s egg meets your dad’s sperm. Four weeks later your little brain begins to form. Epidemiologist David Barker says, that whilst developing inside our mother, we are receiving postcards from the outside world. These postcards tell us if this world is dangerous or safe, if food is plentiful or scarce. […]

Baby Steps: 4D Ultrasound

You’re about to be amazed. Thanks to the latest imaging technology we’ll be peeking inside the womb to see how babies grow during the last seven months before birth, and how they keep themselves busy in the meantime. Now let’s see how far our new little person has come in just eight weeks. The face […]

Somersault Maneuver Demo

Hello, I’m Becky Bagley, Director of the Nurse Midwifery Education Program at East Carolina University College of Nursing. The video you are about to see is a demonstration of the somersault maneuver. The somersault maneuver is the maneuver that is used when you have a tight nuchal cord. It helps the cord to remain in-tact […]

English Vocabulary: Having a BABY

Hi. Welcome back to I’m Adam. Today’s lesson is a special one. We’re going to talk about having a baby. Everybody loves babies, everybody wants to know: How does this happen? Well, maybe not how it happens, but what happens along the way. So, we’re going to talk about having a baby, we’re going […]

Types of Fetal Positions – OSCE Guide

قبل الولادة وضع الجنيني قد يختلف Before labor the baby can be in a number of different positions ويمكن توقع هذه الوضع من خلال فحص بطن الحامل These positions could be predicted by a thorough pregnant abdominal examination في العرض الطولي يمكن أن يكون الجنين إما خرق أو رأسي In a longitudinal presentation the baby […]

Диагностика тазового и головного предлежания плода © Diagnosis of breech and head fetal position

pelvic presentation observed in 3-4 percent of laboring women it is recognized by the external method and vaginal examination The height of standing of the uterus with pelvic presentation higher than the cephalic presentation pelvic presentation cephalic presentation diagnosis of the presentation of the fetus is important for choosing the mode of delivery When pelvic […]

Are Soft Cheeses Dangerous During Pregnancy?

[INTRO ♪] There’s usually a laundry list of dos and don’ts that people can expect to hear when they’re pregnant. Don’t eat fish, don’t drink caffeinated beverages— and they don’t always tell you why. One of the most oddly specific-sounding ones is a moratorium on soft cheeses. And there’s actually an extremely good reason for […]


Glorious childbirth. Childbirth is the process of squeezing out a large rugby ball with little grabby bits out of this. It shouldn’t fit! In all honesty, childbirth is the process of going into labor and popping out a child. That’s not as fun of a description though. Childbirth is a positive feedback loop, although many […]

Surprise Pregnancy Announcements That’ll Make You Happycry

– “Expect the arrival of your first grandchild,” what? – [Voiceover] Oh! – What? What? (screaming and laughing) We’re havin’ a baby! – Look at this one. Oh! Are you pregnant? (all screaming) Oh my God! Oh my God! – (screaming and laughing) No kidding! Are you really? Are you really, are you really? Oh! […]