10 Birth Control Methods From History

Our ancestors tried and tested a whole variety of methods to prevent pregnancy. From animal intestine condoms, to bleach douching, to crocodile dung spermicide, here are 10 Horrifying Birth Control Methods From History that you definitely shouldn’t try at home. 10. LEMON DIAPHRAGM When life gives you lemons, put them up your vagina… Well, that’s […]

Menstruation

Some things are scary when we don’t understand them. Like blood coming out of the vagina? Especially when it’s brown chunks. That surely isn’t poop, what is it? Also scary and unknown: this chart. And phrasing like, “During the follicular phase, estradiol suppresses production of luteinizing hormone from the anterior pituitary gland.” What does this […]

Intrauterine Pregnancy – Part 1 – SonoSite, Inc.

hello my name is Phil Pereira and I’m the emergency ultrasound coordinator at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and welcome the sound bites cases in this module entitled emergency ob/gyn ultrasound part 1 we’re going to focus entirely on the ultrasound findings of intrauterine pregnancy now patients with early pregnancy and […]

Ectopic Pregnancy Case Study – Part 2

– Hello, my name is Phil Perera and I’m the Emergency Ultrasound Coordinator at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and welcome to SoundBytes Cases. This module is ectopic pregnancy part two, where we’ll go over the multiple ultrasound presentation of ectopic pregnancies. Ectopic pregnancy is one of those conditions that we’ll […]

Ectopic Pregnancy Case Study – Part 1

– Hello, my name is Phil Perrera, and I’m the emergency ultrasound coordinator at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, and welcome to SoundBytes Cases. Today’s module is going to focus on ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancies constitute about 2% of all total pregnancies, although they’re commonly seen in the emergency department. Ectopic […]

Ectopic Pregnancy, Animation

An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus. Normally, fertilization takes place in the widest section of the fallopian tube. The fertilized egg then travels toward the uterus where it is to be implanted. Ectopic pregnancy happens when the egg gets stuck on its way and starts to develop inside the tube. […]

How Do You Get Pregnant? | Planned Parenthood Video

Pregnancy is a pretty amazing process. It all starts with a sperm and an egg. Sperm are tiny microscopic cells that are made in testicles. Sperm cells mix with other fluids to make semen which spurts out of your penis when you ejaculate. Eggs live in ovaries. And the hormones that control your menstrual cycle […]

Ovulation – Nucleus Health

Ovulation is a part of the menstrual cycle when the ovary releases a ripe egg, or ovum. Inside the ovary are hundreds of thousands of follicles. Each follicle is a hollow ball of cells with an immature egg in the center. The typical 28-day menstrual cycle begins on the first day of menstrual bleeding. During […]