• How do I create a birth plan?
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    How do I create a birth plan?

    Items that I would include in a birth plan include who you want in the room for the delivery whether it be you know your significant other, your mother, his mother and make sure you’re all on the same page with that what do you want for pain relief what medications you want the baby to have after delivery. So we fully expect your birth plan to change during labor there’s so many unknowns about labor and delivery whether your body’s gonna respond to it appropriately whether the baby’s gonna respond to it appropriately and there’s no normal birth per se. So we fully intend that everything will not go…

  • Why it costs so much to have a baby in the US
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    Why it costs so much to have a baby in the US

    Childbirth is the primary reason people are hospitalized in America. And to get an idea of what it actually costs, ,we called up several hospitals to see if they’d tell us. A couple of them weren’t willing to provide any information.* Others actually had prices and estimates.* But the thing is, none of them would tell us exactly what that price included.* To find out, you have to have the baby first. And then? You wait for the bill. In the US, the average total list price for childbirth is a whopping $32,093. For a C-section, it’s $51,125. [Childbirth Connection]. That’s the sticker price, before any insurance negotiations or deductions.…

  • High Risk Pregnancy with Twins
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    High Risk Pregnancy with Twins

    JASMINE: Please say a prayer for our ultrasound today. Last time, Baby B had the cord around her neck. KAREN HARMON: Jasmine has a complicated pregnancy. She has two twins in the same sac. DR. STANCO: The cords became entangled very early in the pregnancy. DR. DIAMOND: One or both babies dying can happen very quickly in this circumstance. OR PHYSICIAN: This is Jasmine, and she’s here for a C-section for twins. KAREN: This is one of the most rare type of twin pregnancy. DR. DIAMOND: Knife, please. So we’re at the uterus now. And first baby is coming out. You’ve got your second baby. She’s beautiful! It’s amazing how…

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    Okay another update for you guys, so today’s Friday It’s February the second so again. We just got home from the clinic To have a quick check up with the OB and today we just learned that this woman right here It’s already 6. Cm. Open Can you believe that?! did you feel any pain or? whatsoever during that period And how long has it been from our last vlog? Sunday no, so it’s been five days I see Yeah, so from 4 cm to 6. Cm. She didn’t feel any pain at all! What a brave woman what a tough woman good job! Yeah Good job baby! Baby Sandro,…

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    I lose my breath whenever I see you you stole my heart what is it that you do and life was great too you added colors and like the moon needs the sun we don’t care about the others you set my world on fire you’re my hearts desire I just wanna love you just wanna hold you just wanna be with you till we grow old tell me you’ll stay hey guys so it is a finally the day it is 11:30 October the 31st and we are here at the hospital we are about to have a baby in a few hours it’s just crazy it’s just crazy…

  • Labor and Birth | BabyCenter
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    Labor and Birth | BabyCenter

    I found, you know, BabyCenter as a really big resource for me, almost like a friend It follows me all the way clear back through preconception, pregnancy, through delivery, through new mommyhood. – [Narrator] In the weeks before birth, your body slows down production of the hormone progesterone while increasing production of other hormones, including prostaglandins, which soften the cervix, and oxytocin, which triggers the uterine muscles to contract. True labor contractions are rhythmic and painful and grow consistently stronger. As the long vertical muscle bands of the uterus tighten, they pull the cervix open. The strong muscles at the top of the uterus push down and release, guiding your…

  • Seth Meyers’ Wife Gave Birth in Their Apartment Lobby
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    Seth Meyers’ Wife Gave Birth in Their Apartment Lobby

    -Usually — guys, usually I come to work at 9 in the morning. I came into work just about an hour ago today, because my wife gave birth to a baby boy yesterday afternoon. [ Cheers and applause ] And… I thank you. Thank you so much. [ Cheers and applause continue ] Here’s the thing. Two years ago I sat at this desk and I told a story about how my first son, Ash, was born and how it was very dramatic in that my wife — her contractions started coming very quickly, very suddenly, and we were really worried that she was going to give birth in the…