Sex During Pregnancy

When they ask me “how can I get this baby to be born?” and “I’m ready to get the baby to be born” and my answer is well the same way the baby got in there. My name is Greta Gill I’m a certified nurse midwife. Lovemaking I will I often tell women when they […]

Caffeine in Pregnancy

oops, my daily cup of Joe! Hi this is Monique Schoenhage speaking, I’m a Maternal Fetal Medicine physician here at Tucson Medical Center and this is What Do You Want to Know. Today we’re going to talk a little bit about caffeine in pregnancy. whoops my daily cup of Joe! My favorite thing in the […]

Inducing labor – nipple stimulation

Another natural way to get labor going is to do nipple stimulation. My name is Greta Gill I’m a certified nurse midwife. When you do a massage or roll or use a breast pump on the nipple it will release oxytocin. Oxytocin is the hormone that causes your uterus to contract and you have plenty […]

My experiences with Natural Childbirth | CloudMom

Breathing Techniques During Labor – Ana Paula Markel, Doula

Breathing techniques during labor and birth can be extremely helpful for two different reasons. The first one is if you think of the uterus as a muscle contracting, and you think of that muscle contracting with lots of oxygen in there, it will help to feel more like a wave and a sensation and not […]

What To Expect When Giving Birth In A Hospital – Lauren Hyman, MD, OBGYN

When you first arrive at the hospital, you’re gonna be sent through admitting. If it’s during the day, you’ll go through admitting. If it’s at night or on the weekend, you might go through the emergency department and they’ll take you up to labor and delivery. And, once you get there, the nurse will bring […]

How Much Calcium During Pregnancy | CloudMom

Hi everybody. I am Melissa. Welcome back to CloudMom.com. This show is the fourth show in a series we’ve been running on the important building blocks of a healthy pregnancy diet and this show is about calcium. Your growing baby when you’re pregnant needs calcium to develop healthy heart, muscles and nerves and you wanna […]

False Labor vs. True Labor – Childbirth Education

Hi, my name is Wendy Nichols. I’m a registered nurse and the childbirth instructor for Signature Medical Group. Today we’re gonna talk about labor: false labor vs. true labor Braxton Hicks contractions, otherwise known as false labor are a tightening sensation or contractions that are happening only in the front of your abdomen you’ll feel […]

Ten Things I Wish I Knew for My First Pregnancy

– I am currently 18 weeks pregnant with my fifth child. And that sounds completely wild to even say it. Still, like you’d think I’d be used to it. But no, it still sounds like a lot of kids to me, too. It’s all amazing at our house, and we love having a lot of […]

Weird Things Pregnant Couples Do

(playful music) – Come on, come on, show us some movement. – Come on, give us like a hand or a foot, something. – Give us something we can send to grandma. (laughing) Who hoo hoo! There you are. – You ready to go? – Yeah. I have to pee. – Then you’re not ready […]