Why Is Childbirth So Difficult? | Darwin, MD #1

Imagine serving as a physician in the obstetrics and gynecology department of a large hospital. Two women arrive on the same day ready to each give birth to their first child. Both are twenty-five and experienced an uneventful pregnancy. They are fit and ready for the experience. Both planned for a vaginal delivery. One did […]

Myomectomy Vaginal Fibroid Removal PreOp® Patient Engagement – Education #cancer, #women

On the day of your operation, you will be asked to put on a surgical gown. You may receive a sedative by mouth and an intravenous line may be put in. You will then be transferred to the operating table. To perform this procedure, your doctor will need unobstructed access to your uterus, so your […]

Mary’s story: CO2RE laser for vaginal rejuvenation

My name is Mary and I’m from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I had met a wonderful man and was planning on being married and struggled with some of the problems that older women have with vaginal dryness and was using some of the lubricants and over-the-counter medications that are out there. And then I went to […]

Natural Solutions for Vaginal Infections

(SINGING) Guantanamera, Guajira Guantam– ah, hey. I was down in Havana, Cuba a while back. And I was in a grocery store. There’s not much food, unfortunately, because they’re having economic problems. But there was a pharmacy in the grocery store. And half of the pharmacy was devoted to typical types of drugs, anti-inflammatories, that […]

#SBbirth: Overview of the twin-birth study

The twin birth study was a study designed to see whether in twins, C-section was necessary or if planned vaginal birth resulted in as good an outcome. So we did what’s called a randomized trial and we randomized women from really across the world in 102 centres, 26 countries. Canada was the leading country in […]

Vaginal Lift : Vaginal tightening for solving stress incontinence

Stress Incontinence I’m a mother of two. When I was pregnant, I chose to give birth naturally. At first, the doctor said that my pelvis is quite small, but if I wanted to give birth naturally, I could try. It took me a longer time to give birth, and that has affected me up to […]

Medicare & You: Cervical cancer

Hi, I’m Angela James with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. I’ve got some important information to share with you about cervical cancer. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Did you know that all women are at risk of cervical cancer? And, did you know that it occurs most often in women over the […]

Episiotomy Repair: Animation of the closure procedure

Repair of a Mediolateral Episiotomy: a simplified animation of the closure procedure After episiotomy and delivery, the following structures must be repaired: The vaginal mucosa The separated perineal muscle The skin The vaginal mucosa is closed first, with a continuous row of sutures at the apex of the wound. Next, the muscle layer is brought […]

Episiotomy Repair: Suturing of the vaginal mucosa

The repair of the episiotomy starts with the surgeon placing a stitch above the apex of the incision in the vagina so you can see the surgeon placing the first stitch above the apex of the vaginal incision and then the surgeon ties a knot. The knot is tied and the free end of the […]

Somersault Maneuver Demo

Hello, I’m Becky Bagley, Director of the Nurse Midwifery Education Program at East Carolina University College of Nursing. The video you are about to see is a demonstration of the somersault maneuver. The somersault maneuver is the maneuver that is used when you have a tight nuchal cord. It helps the cord to remain in-tact […]