Expanding Birth Options

– [Narrator] Neighborhood Health Watch is sponsored by the doctors of HCA Virginia Health System. – The topic today in Neighborhood Health Watch is expanding birth options. The moment a woman finds out she’s going to have a baby, she starts asking questions and considering all the options. Among the first questions, will the baby […]

The Science of Boobs

Breasts. They provide nourishment for our babies, they are one of the few organs not fully developed at birth, and of course are a major obsession in western culture. Yet there is so much about breasts that isn’t discussed or is deemed taboob, sorry “taboo”. So, what does science say about breasts? Forget water into […]

Standard of care for pregnant women with an opioid use disorder

[Tile text, Standard of care for pregnant women with an opioid use disorder] [Dr. Jones speaking] So, since the Mother Study was published in the 2010, there have been a number of guidelines that have come out both internationally as well as within the United States. For example, the W-H-O, the World Health Organization guidelines […]

Benefits of Vaginal Birth

with a national rate for cesarean surgery or c-sections at nearly 32 percent more and more women are looking to natural labor and delivery options as an alternative to traditional births in the hospital so doctor I guess let’s kind of start off with you know what are some of the advantages of a natural […]

Childbirth Pain? Spray It

I’m Shelby Cullinan with today’s health news. Birth is a normal process, but it does involve a painful period of labor. A new treatment for the pain may soon become available in Australian hospitals. A study from the Flinders University and the University of Adelaide found a nasal spray of fentanyl (brand name Duragesic), a […]

We Answer Questions About Periods

please go to the store and get me some tampons some tampons and some Hershey’s cookies and cream par today we’re gonna answer questions about periods from people who don’t have periods we asked a bunch of people in our office to submit questions and now we’re gonna answer them we are not medical experts […]

Surprising Link Between Breast Cancer And Childbirth

THE TIMING OF ALL OF THIS IS IMPORTANT TO DETERMINE WHEN WOMEN SHOULD BE SCREENED. WOMEN WHO HAVE BABIES MAY FACE A GREATER RISK OF BREAST CANCER COMPARED TO WOMEN WHO DON’T HAVE CHILDREN. RESEARCHERS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA FOUND THE INCREASED RISK LASTS FOR DECADES. IT’S HIGHEST FIVE YEARS AFTER THE CHILD […]

I Wore A Haunted Necklace For A Week

could a haunted necklace affect your wife absolutely hi I’m Lindsay I’m really into fashion and spooky stuff so I went on eBay and bought a haunted possessed necklace for one whole week I’m gonna wear this necklace and hopefully not die so here’s the deal I don’t know if this is true I’m very […]

Twins: cesarean no safer than vaginal birth

The Twin Birth Study was conducted in order to find out the optimal way, or the optimal method, of delivering twins. The results of the study found that there was no difference in vaginal birth than cesarean section, that the outcome for the babies was the same between planned vaginal birth and planned cesarean section. […]