Lush How It’s Made: The Birth Of Venus Jelly Face Mask

– Hey guys. I’m Dan and today on How It’s Made we’ll be making Birth of Venus Jelly Mask. (upbeat music) This super refreshing mask has a sea water and seaweed base that’ll leave your skin soft and glowing. The first step in preparing this jelly mask is our rose petal infusion. Once the rose […]

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 […]

Complete Care at The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

I had a wonderful experience here, from the time I walked through the doors until the time I left. I just felt like I needed to come back and visit the all the nurses. They were so nice and so good. I love them. For a first time mommy, you don’t know what to expect, […]

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 […]

Peek-a-Boo ICU at The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

We’ve actually set up a system that allows us to take a picture through a web cam and in real time transmit that image for about five minutes every day to someone who can’t get in to see them. We have called it Peek-a-Boo ICU and it gives our moms who are home or perhaps […]

Dr. Paul Dicker of The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

I think that this field allows you to have somewhat of a primary care approach, so you see patients over time, over years. Which is wonderful, you get to kind of not only see them medically, but you know, just see them as their families develop, which makes for an incredibly rewarding experience. Obviously you […]

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 […]

Holistic Birthing at The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

The Valley Hospital’s birth program is unique, because it personalizes the patient’s care. Christie, it’s Heidi. Can I come in? From as early as six weeks of pregnancy when they first find out that they’re pregnant until the very end, it’s personalized. Congratulations. You did a magnificent job. You did it without anything, correct? I’m […]

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 […]