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 […]

Signs of Real vs. False Labor | Labor & Delivery | Parents

You will definitely know when you go into labor. Labor is characterized by very painful contractions that come on a very regular basis. They may start off far apart, they may be 45 minutes or an hour apart and you won’t be sure if you’re getting the next one. But if you are going into […]

What to Expect in a C-Section | Labor & Delivery | Parents

A C-Section is surgical delivery of the baby. It lasts about 45 minutes. So once its been decided that you’re having a C-Section. The first thing is to make sure that you have adequate pain control. If you already have an epidural, you’ll be given extra medication through the same epidural to make you even […]

Breastfeeding Positions (3:35s/English)

– Hi guys! It’s Laura from The Mom Team, here with Hillary, whose baby, Mason, is with Dad. – Hey! – Today we’re going to go over how to master a few different breastfeeding positions. – So do you guys have a favorite breastfeeding position yet? – Yes, for sure. We really like the Side-Lying […]

Second Trimester Pregnancy Nutrition – Second trimester of pregnancy must haves!

Second Trimester Pregnancy Nutrition As you enter into your second trimester, your nutrition needs are going to change a bit. By now you’ve likely gotten any sugar and caffeine addictions under control. By now morning sickness should be easing. However, now you’ll face new challenges. Let’s look at the main ones you’ll face in your […]

Birth Stories Unmedicated Childbirth | Parents

When I went to the doctor for my checkup to see if everything was going okay or if they had to induce me, I went in and they told me I was 4 cm dilated and had a contraction that I didn’t know. I was due on July 31st and nothing was happening. So, I […]

Labor & Delivery Tour – Wesley Medical Center

(guitar music) – Welcome to Wesley Medical Center. We’re so glad you chose to deliver your baby with us. In this video you will tour Wesley’s Birth Care Suites and Main Campus Women’s Hospital. When delivering at the Birth Care Suites, please park in the lot on the north side of Murdock and Hillside. After […]