Meet OBGYN Jennifer Wong, MD

– I take care of women in pregnancy, or prior to conception, who have any high-risk conditions that might affect the pregnancy. Those may be maternal, chronic medical conditions; acute changes that happen during the pregnancy like hypertension in pregnancy; or fetal conditions. Most of the time patients are referred to me during pregnancy when […]

New Birthing Trend “Lotus Birth” Explained

NEW PARENTS ARE TRYING OUT THE LATEST TREND IN HAVING BABIES. THEY ARE DOING SOMETHING KNOWN AS LOTUS BIRTH, WHERE THEY KEEP THE PLACENTA ATTACHED TO THE BABY FOR A LONGER PERIOD OF TIME, SOMETIMES DAYS, AND THE WHOLE IDEA OF THIS IS THAT IT HELPS IMPROVE THE BABY’S IMMUNE SYSTEM, AND HAS ALL SORTS […]

Urinary Tract Infections, Animation.

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of the urinary system — the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. An infection of the urethra, or urethritis, may cause burning sensation when urinating and cloudy discharge. A bladder infection, or cystitis, may result in pelvic pain, frequent, painful urination, and blood in […]

Urinary Incontinence in Women, Animation.

Urinary incontinence is twice more common in women than in men. About one out of three women over the age of 60 is estimated to be incontinent. Pregnancy, childbirth, hormonal changes during menopause, and anatomy of the urinary tract account for this difference. Urine is produced in the kidneys and stored in the urinary bladder. […]

Labor Induction versus Expectant Management in Low-Risk Women

In the absence of a medical indication, labor induction between 39 weeks 0 days and 40 weeks 6 days of gestation has traditionally been avoided, given the lack of evidence of benefit, and the concern that it might increase the frequency of cesarean delivery. However, observational studies comparing elective labor induction with expectant management have […]

South Denver’s New Labor, Delivery & Recovery | Sky Ridge Medical Center

– Sky Ridge in a way that’s very exciting for us because we have a very close partnership with them has done a lot to advance what they are able to offer for women’s health and for labor and delivery services just in the past few years and they’ve really grown to be a leader […]

Dilation and Curettage D & C Surgery PreOp® Patient Engagement and Education

http://youtu.be/JiaqOtVna1g Your doctor has recommended that you undergo a Dilation and Curettage, or D and C. But what does that actually mean? The uterus is part of a woman’s reproductive system. It’s the organ that contains the growing fetus. The cervix forms the neck of the uterus, and the vagina is the canal through which […]

How C-Section Delivery Can Help Mother and Baby

– Hi, I’m Dr. Mark Alkass, at Heart of Florida OB/GYN. The big event, that’s the delivery, that’s what we’re here for, that’s what we’re all planning for, that’s what everyone gets excited about. And most babies are born vaginally, which is a good thing. It’s good for mom, it’s good for baby. But a […]

What should women know about pregnancy and childbirth?

(dramatic music) What I wish women know about pregnancy or childbirth, I’m not sure if it is, I wish they know. Probably, they already know, but I would say that it’s a very wonderful experience. I’m sure a lot of them know that not necessarily means it’s always a pleasant because pregnancy does add a […]

Labor & Delivery at St. Mark’s Hospital

(upbeat music) – We offer a multitude of services for comprehensive care at St. Mark’s Women’s Services. So we can begin with the labor and deliver experience. We offer c-sections as well as women who want natural child birth with birthing plans and birthing tubs. We offer NICU services, level three NICU. If anything goes […]