Parenting and Disability: A Conversation with Mom

Hey guys! I’m back. Tonight, I’m here with my mom and I just kind of use this as an excuse to first of all… introduce her… because she’s never been in one of my videos but two… I just… I’ve been really, really wanting to kind of share parent perspective of having a child with […]

How to care for your newborn baby

[MUSIC PLAYING] I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect in those first few weeks at home with my newborn. Overwhelming unconditional love. The intensity of emotion was more than I expected. But as intimidating as a whole journey seemed, instinct kicked in and being a parent quickly became the most natural thing in the world. […]

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Fetal Movement During Pregnancy: When to Worry | Parents

-Patients will say they start to feel the baby move as early as 15 or 16 weeks, but there is plenty of patients who won’t feel anything until as late as 24 weeks and that’s nothing to worry about. Initially those fetal movements, if you feel a couple kicks a day I’m happy. There won’t […]

Teen Is Asked To Take Pregnancy Test – See What Happens And The Results

Embryo to Fetus: Weeks 9-12 of Pregnancy | Parents

-At week 9, your baby has graduated from embryo to fetus. She is nearly an inch long and looks more like a baby for digestive tract and reproductive organs are formed, but it’s still too early for even for a skilled technician to tell whether you’re having a boy or a girl. This week, your […]

Unplanned C-Section | Labor & Delivery | Parents

An unplanned C-Section is not always an emergency C-Section. An emergency C-Section is one that has to happen right away because we’re worried about mom, or baby, or both. Some examples would be if mom is suddenly bleeding, or if we’re worried the baby is not getting enough oxygen. An unplanned C-Section is one where […]

What Not to Do | Labor & Delivery | Parents

A lot of my patients ask me if they should do anything right before they go to the hospital. And really, as long as your bag is packed, you’re kind of ready. You don’t have to shave or wax. Some people ask me if they have to have an enema. And you certainly do not […]

Contractions | Labor & Delivery | Parents

Labor is actually a very mechanical process. Your uterus is a big muscle that is trying to push your baby through the space inside your pelvis. So, as you get closer and closer to the time of birth, these contractions have to be stronger, and stronger, and stronger. And that’s why they’re so painful. It’s […]