Peek-a-Boo ICU at The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

We’ve actually set up a system that allows us to take a picture through a web cam and in real time transmit that image for about five minutes every day to someone who can’t get in to see them. We have called it Peek-a-Boo ICU and it gives our moms who are home or perhaps […]

Preparing for preterm baby’s hospital discharge

As your baby begins to mature you now have begun to interact and take care of your baby more often. One of the major things that you are now doing is beginning to participate in the feeding process of your baby. So be it bottle feeding or breastfeeding you’ll be doing this more and more […]

36 Weeks Pregnant Preterm Labor Going into Labor What Happens if My Baby Is Born Early?

What Happens if My Baby Is Born Early? Premature Labor About one in 10 babies born in the U.S. are preemies. Most preemies do well as they get older and catch up to their full-term peers in time. But these kids do have a higher risk of problems. Premature babies grow more slowly than babies […]

Why Do You Like the Labor and Delivery Department at St. Petersburg General Hospital?

On labor and delivery, the real personal attention to laboring moms, really respecting their wishes, the postpartum and GYN floor is just wonderful. And in the OR and same day surgery, patients just love the experience there. And staff is just great to work with.

Neonatology & the NICU at The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

We’re a family-centered unit. The fact that a family can come in, they can be involved in their care, and visit almost 24 hours a day. They can stay with their child as long as they want. They can have sibling and grandparent visitation. This is something that allows us to stand out in a […]

Neonatology & the NICU at The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

We’re a family-centered unit. The fact that a family can come in, they can be involved in their care, and visit almost 24 hours a day. They can stay with their child as long as they want. They can have sibling and grandparent visitation. This is something that allows us to stand out in a […]

NATURAL BIRTH OF TRIPLETS (ENGLISH SUBS)

(Doc) Keep the doors open please … (Doc) So that everyone can pass easily when necessary (Doc to Photographer) Do you have a clear view? (Doc to Photographer) You can stand over here. (Doc) Ok there is the baby’s head. Can you see it? (Doc) Not the avocado(?) but the white part! (Mom) Ooh, yes.. […]

Contractions Labor How to Check? Premature Labor Birth Contractions Pregnant Labor

How to Check for Contractions Premature Labor (Preterm Labor) Checking for contractions is a key way of spotting early labor. 1 Place your fingertips on your abdomen. 2 If you feel your uterus tightening and softening, that’s a contraction. 3 Time your contractions. Write down the time when a contraction starts, and write down the […]

My First Week As A Father *emotional*

The days have all blended together. There is no day and night. There is only sleep, eat, and poop. For both me and the baby. (Upbeat try guys into music) Pretty noisy in here because our house is still under construction It’s a work in progress. Any one thing would be enough. Uhhh ok I […]