Karate Chop Fetus! Week 17!

Week 16 review. I have been in a bad mood I don’t know what it is. I think it’s hormones. I traded in the nausea for grumpiness and a very highly easily agitated nurse I don’t know why. I don’t know why. I don’t know why It’s been bad It just seems like all of […]

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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 […]

Is Your House a Baby Death Trap? | Week 36 of Pregnancy

(upbeat music) – Sorry, but all the throw pillows in the world can’t make you comfortable right now. But they can show you how big your baby is with just one month to go. (gasps) About 18 and a half inches and almost six pounds, wow. Don’t be alarmed if you start feeling Braxton Hicks […]

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 […]

Pregnancy Workouts: Best Abs Exercises | Parents

With me today is Natalia. She is in the third trimester. We’re gonna show you some exercises that you can and should do on your third trimester to work your arms. We’re gonna start with bicep curls. We’re using fives. If your arms are really super strong, you can graduate to seven and a half. […]