Folic Acid in the Prevention of Birth Defects

>>>GOOD MORNING, EVERYBODY. WELCOME TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS AT CDC. I WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND A WELCOME NOT ONLY TO THOSE OF YOU JOINING US IN THE AUDITORIUM WHICH IS A MINORITY, BUT ALL OF THOSE WATCHING US ON IPTV AND IN VISIONLAND AND THOSE OF US ACCESSING THIS SESSION THROUGH OUR INTERNET. […]

The real cost of having a baby in 2020

Newborn Screening: Improving Outcomes

>>>GOOD AFTERNOON. IT’S 1:00, SO LET’S BEGIN, AND WELCOME TO THE CDC PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS. I WOULD LIKE TO BRING TO YOUR ATTENTION OUR NEW WEB PAGE. WHERE BOTH INTERNAL, EXTERNAL AND ANYBODY WHO WANTS TO FOLLOW US CAN GO AND WATCH US LIVE OR WATCH ALL THE ARCHIVED SESSIONS. I DO WANT TO […]

The Planned Parenthood controversy over fetal body parts, explained

Over the past three weeks, an anti-abortion group has been releasing a series of sting videos on Planned Parenthood. They pretended to be a company that procured fetal tissue from abortion clinics and gets it to researchers. They’re essentially using little cameras, presumably pinned to their shirt, and they argue in the videos that Planned […]

Natural or Low Intervention Birth at Maine Medical Center

>>EMILY: We were having our first baby and of course, it’s a blizzard and we’re on our way to the hospital. We both really liked the idea of not having any interventions and if possible, trying to do things naturally.>>DR. REBECCA HUNT: A low intervention birth can actually mean many different things. For some women, […]

Normal Fetal Movement and Growth | Kaiser Permanente

(lighthearted instrumental music)>>Lissa Daimaru-Enoki, MD OB/GYN – Prior to 28 weeks, baby’s movement may not be very predictable, sometimes babies are really active, sometimes they’re resting.>>Eric Warshaw, MD OB/GYN – As your pregnancy progresses, particularly in the third trimester, you’re going to want to keep a close eye on fetal movements.>>Fonda Mitchell, MD OB/GYN – […]

Urinary Tract Infections, Animation.

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of the urinary system — the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. An infection of the urethra, or urethritis, may cause burning sensation when urinating and cloudy discharge. A bladder infection, or cystitis, may result in pelvic pain, frequent, painful urination, and blood in […]

Care for Baby After Delivery | Kaiser Permanente

(happy piano music) (baby laughing)>>Fonda Mitchell, MD OB/GYN: – So once the baby’s born, the nursing staff does an assessment of the baby. They want to make sure that the breathing is appropriate, that the baby’s color and tone are appropriate as well too. That is what is what we call an all encompassing Apgar […]

Medicare & You: Cervical cancer

Hi, I’m Angela James with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. I’ve got some important information to share with you about cervical cancer. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Did you know that all women are at risk of cervical cancer? And, did you know that it occurs most often in women over the […]

How to Get Medical Jobs : How to Become a Labor and Delivery Nurse

The first step in becoming a labor and delivery nurse is to become a nurse. There are two paths that a student can take in becoming a nurse. One is a two year degree program. The other is a four year degree program. Either way the scope of practice for a registered nurse is the […]