Huarewa: Heather Muriwai empowers expectant mums to reclaim childbirth practices

The use of Maori traditions go hand-in-hand with midwifery and it is time for Maori mums to turn back the clock and have more control over their birthing experience. Midwife Heather Muriwai runs workshops for expectant mothers to reclaim back these traditions and show how they can enhance their parenting skills. Every month midwife Heather […]

Can a Tummy Tuck Fix Incontinence (leakage) Caused by Childbirth? Honolulu Plastic Surgeon Explains

Patient: I lost all my baby weight after my babies so, I think just that stretching out, every single time did a number on my stomach. In addition to that, I have urinary incontinence. So, anytime that I cough or I sneeze, or when I’m running like downhill, or if I’m doing jumping jacks… Dr. […]

I’m in Nike’s Ads, But They Won’t Give Me Maternity Protections | NYT Opinion

The culture around pregnancy in track and field is silence. Get pregnant and you hide it. It can feel so risky when your livelihood depends on it. I’m Allyson Felix and I’ve won nine Olympic track and field medals, and that makes me one of the most decorated women in track and field history. I’ve […]

Let’s Talk UFE and Future Pregnancy

Okay so now let’s talk about pregnancy. There are a couple of studies that show that having a UFE procedure increases your risk of miscarriage by about five percent. Okay. So myomectomy has a higher successful pregnancy in birth rate for those reasons if a woman wants to get pregnant I recommend myomectomy. On the […]

Kendra Prepares For Labor | Counting On

WE HAVE… YEAH, I ALREADY MADE IT. -I WAS GONNA BRING THESE… -SHE HAS… SHE HAS SOME… Kendra: AROUND 2:00 IN THE MORNING, I REALLY WAS HAVING A HARD TIME WITH GETTING COMFORTABLE, AND SO WE DECIDED TO JUST GO AHEAD AND GO TO THE HOSPITAL BECAUSE WE KNEW THAT THINGS WERE PROBABLY PROGRESSING. KIND […]

Personalized Midwife Care at UC San Diego Health

Hi, my name is Erica Vu Hill and I’m a midwife here at UC San Diego Health. So a certified nurse midwife is a advanced practice nurse who has a specialization in midwifery so our training is we’re all nurses we have a Bachelors of Science in Nursing along with a master’s degree in nursing […]

Choose Childbirth at Griffin Hospital

– Women choose Griffin Hospital to have their babies because they know that they’re going to receive individualized care. I choose Griffin Hospital’s Childbirth Center to bring my patients because I have the utmost faith that we have the resources here to have a successful, healthy, and happy mom and baby at the time of […]

Labor & Delivery at St. Mark’s Hospital

(upbeat music) – We offer a multitude of services for comprehensive care at St. Mark’s Women’s Services. So we can begin with the labor and deliver experience. We offer c-sections as well as women who want natural child birth with birthing plans and birthing tubs. We offer NICU services, level three NICU. If anything goes […]

Meet Faith, Director of the Labor & Delivery Unit at The Women’s Hospital

(upbeat music) My name is Faith Parker and I’m the director of labor and delivery at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital. I’ve been in labor and delivery for 28 years and I’m very happy to be able to support nurses and labor and delivery in women’s health. My role as the director of labor and delivery is […]

What is a VBAC and is it dangerous?

A VBAC, which is a vaginal birth after a prior Cesarean section, is an attempt by the medical community to allow women who have had a prior Cesarean section to undergo a trial of labor because studies have shown that 60 to 80% of women who’ve had one prior Cesarean section can successfully deliver a […]