Examination of the Pregnant Woman: Examination of the pregnant abdomen

For examination of the abdomen you begin by exposing the abdomen from the [unintelligible] down to the upper part of the thigh then you go on to an inspection looking for the contour of the abdomen any fetal movement in this class or the presence of strap gravidarum and Linea nigra or any abnormality that […]

Anxiety During Pregnancy: Watch Abby’s Story | I Am Scary Mommy

– I thought that pregnancy was gonna be magical. I thought I was gonna be an angel and like, float around. I thought occasionally I might vomit but it would be like a graceful puke and it was not like that. It was, hell. It’s all I’ve ever wanted was to be a Mom. Then […]

Deaths From Pregnancy and Childbirth: Why Are More U.S. Mothers Dying and What Can Be Done?

MICHELLE WILLIAMS: Welcome to the forum, live streamed worldwide from the Leadership Studio at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I’m Dean Michelle Williams. The forum is a collaboration between the Harvard Chan School and independent news media. Each program features a panel of experts addressing some of today’s most pressing public health […]

Caesarean Section: Division of the uterovesical peritoneum and incision into the lower uterine segme

The next stage of the surgery is to identify the lower uterine segment and this is done by picking the peritoneum reflection between the bladder and the uterus called the uterovesical peritoneum, identifying the loose part and dividing it. So that is being done now by the surgeon. The uterovesical peritoneum fold is divided, exposes […]

The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health

— Ladies and gentlemen thank you for standing by. Welcome to the CDC Perinatal Quality Collaboratives Webinar. During the presentation all participants will be in a listen only mode. Afterwards we will conduct a question and answer session. At that time if you have a question please press star followed by the number 1 on […]

Caesarean Section: Closure of the abdomen

After the uterus has been returned to the abdominal cavity, the scrub nurse checks the swabs and instruments to make sure nothing has been left in the abdominal cavity then we now get to the last stage of the surgery it is the closure of the abdomen. The first layer of the abdomen that is […]

Madge The Vag Gets Real About Cleaning Your Lady Bits | Madge the Vag | Scary Mommy

– When you have a growing belly, it can feel impossible to clean those hard to reach places. And after you have a baby, washing your tender taint can be painful. So what’s a girl to do? (uplifting music) Twats up? I’m Madge the Vag. And whether you have a baby on the way, or […]

Caesarean Section: Induction of anaesthesia

for c-section the anesthesia that we use is either original or general. in this case the anesthesia used was original and sees a real anesthetic technique specifically spinal anesthesia so it starts with infiltration of the skin with a local anesthetic lignocaine. and after adequate anesthesia is achieved on the skin the spinal needle is […]

Join PregSource: Turn Your Pregnancy Experience into Knowledge

Pregnancy can be incredible and challenging… and sometimes downright exhausting. Surprisingly, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the pregnancy experience. In fact, there’s never been a large study about the realities of pregnancy…until now. The PregSource® research project aims to turn your experience into knowledge just by answering some questions about pregnancy. Every […]

Foods to avoid during pregnancy

– The reason for this is that your immune system changes a lot during pregnancy because you’re basically housing a foreign organism. So in order to receive this organism and to have a cohesive environment the mother has to lower her immune defenses and kind of dampen her immune response. So in the process of […]