Is MTV partly responsible for the drop in teen pregnancy?

3 out of 10 girls in the US will give birth before the age of twenty and this is really astounding if you think about it. This is twice the rate that we see in Canada or Britain. I’m Melissa Kearney, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and an associate professor of […]

Fetal Spina Bifida: Comprehensive Guide on Diagnosis, Treatment & Surgery

Spina bifida is a birth defect that occurs when the spinal cord fails to form properly, leaving a section of the spinal cord and spinal nerves exposed through an opening in the unborn baby’s back. There are several scientific names for spina bifida. It is also known as myelomeningocele or meningomyeocele. Although there are many […]

About Birth Gestation Series – WEEK 22 ‘Childbirth education and tools to work with in Labour’

What a Stillbirth Might Mean for Future Pregnancies

Stillbirth rates are down in many developed countries, and that’s encouraging good news, but unfortunately, a new study shows suffering through the birth of a stillborn child, may increase your chances of another later on. I’m Rachelle Grossman with your latest health news. Researchers collected data on more than 3 million women. They found that […]

Dr Christopher Ng Offers Useful Tips for Health Pregnancy | DocDoc

Don’t get stressed about it. Pregnancy is unlike any other event. You’re seeing a gynecologist or an obstetrician because you’re pregnant. Pregnancy is a natural event. So, unlike other disciplines or other conditions where you see a doctor because there’s something medically wrong with you, with pregnancy, you’re not. It’s a natural event. So, basically, […]

ICD 9 Code for Pregnancy — Pregnancy Coding Tips

Oh right, medical coding for pregnancy. I really like this because this is one of the most common questions that I get when Iím teaching. Pregnancy can be really intimidating because thereís so many codes that are involved. One of our PBC students had stated, ìHow many codes do I need when I code a […]

Natural Birth – Free VBAC Report

Hi, I’m Cherie Allardice. In this video I’d like to share with you my Free Report How Risky is VBAC? You see, one of the biggest problems facing anyone thinking of trying for a vaginal birth after a caesarean is the fear of risk to their baby – the big one being that their uterus […]

Men Can Get Pregnant, Too

Couple weeks ago on Ask Cristen I tackled the question, ‘Should Men Have a Say in Abortion?’ which left out a very important group of men who absolutely should have a say in abortions because they can get pregnant as well. In a very cis-normative way I failed to acknowledge the fact that uteruses and […]

Sutter Medical Group: Susan Maayah, M.D.

My name is Susan Maayah, and I’m an obstetrician gynecologist at Sutter Medical Group here in Davis, California. One of things that drew me to Davis was just the quaint, little, small university town. And there’s a lot of great things about Davis. It’s a great place to raise children. There’s a lot of cute […]

Vaginal birth after cesarean, VBAC – Summa Health

A lot of women believe that once you had a c-section you always have to have a c-section But here at Summa, and even nationwide we don’t believe that. If you’ve had a c-section before and you desire to have a natural birth this time, you should talk to your provider about why you had […]