What is a fetal echocardiogram?

Echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart and a fetal echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the baby’s heart. It really is like the same type of ultrasound that you have during your OB visit but I’m focusing much more, specifically looking at the heart. I don’t look at how the baby’s growing, I’m not looking […]

Fetal structures in an adult | Circulatory system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

So I left up this picture. This is a picture of how blood flows in a baby right after it’s born, and all the different parts of that circulation and all the different names. And the reason I left this up is because I want to talk about all the changes that then happen as […]

Why is a mom referred for a fetal echocardiogram?

When patients that are referred to see me as a Pediatric Cardiologist, it’s usually because of something that happened in their OB visit. Whenever mothers go in for their anatomy scan or their screening ultrasound around 18 weeks or so, sometimes the OB doctors will pick up something that gives them concern that a heart […]

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco and compounds burn, they release thousands of dangerous chemicals, including […]

Fetal circulation right before birth | Circulatory system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Before a baby is born, there are a lot of adaptations that we see that allow the baby to take nutrients and oxygen from mom and successfully get those nutrients and oxygen to the different cells that need them in the body. So what I wanted to do is kind of draw out for you […]

Baby circulation right after birth | Circulatory system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

We’ve talked about fetal circulation, and I’ve talked about all the different interesting adaptations that the fetus has to make sure it can adjust to life within the uterus, within mom. But when the baby comes out– let’s say the baby is just delivered– there’s got be a lot of changes that happen. In fact, […]

Fetal Circulation – Embryology

Big baby! Non Stress test, fetal heart rates and baby size percentiles

Hello everyone Louis from newgenparents here bringing you a video on two things 1 percentiles in terms of size and 2 fetal stress tests Let me share a quick video with you a quick story with you before we actually start Was at the hospital four weeks ago We are sent for our first fetal […]

“Fetal Circulation” by Lisa McCabe for OPENPediatrics

Fetal Circulation by Lisa McCabe. Hello, my name is Lisa McCabe. I’m a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Children’s Hospital Boston in the Cardiovascular Program. We are now going to talk about fetal circulation and the transition to postnatal circulation that occurs after birth. The specific structures associated with fetal circulation include the placenta, the umbilical […]

Fetal Heart Rate – Healthy Heart Diet

Hi! I’m robo-Suzie and today I’ll talk to you about Fetal Heart Rate and Healthy Heart Diet. Also don’t forget to subscribe for more tips in the future! But back to our topic. The fetal heart rate an important factor that would help that doctor asses the condition of the baby while he is still […]