• The Terrifying Threat To Pregnant Black Women & Their Babies | Shady | Refinery29
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    The Terrifying Threat To Pregnant Black Women & Their Babies | Shady | Refinery29

    Some doctors, some nurses don’t want you to ask any questions. Our grandparents didn’t really want to go to the doctor because they never trusted the doctor. So then that got passed on to us. I felt like your biases is why my son is not here. Across the country, many black women are trying to realize the American dream, having a family. The problem is, far too many of them are going into the hospital and not making it back out. Income, prior health issues, genetics, none of it explains the disparity black women face. The one thing that could is something this country has struggled with for centuries.…

  • Dr. Kimberly Fallon of The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth
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    Dr. Kimberly Fallon of The Valley Hospital’s Center for Childbirth

    Today’s a particularly crazy day. Got up, got the kids ready for school, dropped one of them off, came to the hospital. I have two patients that I’m inducing today. One is overdue, and one is for medical reasons. Then I had a surgery downstairs, so I ran up, ran back down, now I’m back up here. Then I have to go to the office for a little while to do some paperwork and see a few patients. And then I’ll be back for the afternoon as my patients in after labor. I’ll be here with them. Then you’ve got to go home and be mom again. Then I’ve got…

  • Baby Girl Birth!
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    Baby Girl Birth!

    I’m having a baby! We’re headed to the hospital right now. I have been having contractions that are about three and a half minutes apart Last thing about a minute long each, and you’ve been having them for. Oh my goodness. They’re three minutes apart now That’s a minute closer than they were When they first started and how many for almost an hour now? Yeah, they haven’t stopped I’ve been happening for about an hour now, and they’re so strong This is what a contraction looks like. How much can you move? Pretty good? Right leg pretty good, left leg — And I can feel the cervix. Do you…

  • Female Guppies Can Take Over 24 Hours to Give Birth to All Their Fry
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    Female Guppies Can Take Over 24 Hours to Give Birth to All Their Fry

    Hi everyone! It’s Sunday morning and I’m doing a check in this delivery tub. Here’s a female Sunset Micariff guppy that was mated 29 days ago, so I’m expecting her to deliver a brood of fry any day now. Let’s drain some of the water so you can see the fish better. From the top you can see that the front half of her body is swollen with fry. And she’s big from the side as well. The fry should come any day now. The next day, which is the 30th day, in the evening I I finally see fry. I also add finely crushed flakes as their first food.…

  • Conceive A Baby | Get Pregnant | Fertility Guided Meditation
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    Conceive A Baby | Get Pregnant | Fertility Guided Meditation

    This guided meditation is about belief. You must first clear your mind of negative thought patterns. You must acknowledge the fear and worry so that you can release them. This will allow room for positive energy and positive thinking. This will allow room to feel and visualize your belief. The Universe will hear your thoughts and set your desires in motion. Whatever you ask for will be yours if you believe that you have already received it. The more you believe in becoming pregnant and giving birth to your child, the more power you are giving this belief. By using the law of attraction, you will manifest your desire to…

  • Labour ward – What is it like to give birth on the labour ward?
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    Labour ward – What is it like to give birth on the labour ward?

    Giving birth on the labour ward was much better than my expectations One thing I found surprising was that my baby was delivered by a midwife…in my head I thought he would have been delivered by a doctor When I realised that you did get your own room and my partner could stay with me I was a bit relieved I knew from the beginning of my pregnancy that I wouldn’t be able to give birth in the birth center because the doctor told me that having picked up Strep B infection my only option was a labour ward I spoke to the midwife in triage and she told me…

  • Woman gives birth in a car after it is pulled over for speeding
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    Woman gives birth in a car after it is pulled over for speeding

    If you get pulled over by police saying ‘my girlfriend’s in labour I have to get to the hospital’ is a pretty old excuse. But on a routine traffic stop on a South Seattle street that excuse was actually true. At around 3.45 am officers saw a car running a red light but when they pulled the driver over they were thrown right into the midst of the miracle of childbirth. One officer called for an ambulance, but the couple’s baby was determined to beat medics to the scene. The couple’s baby girl was born right there at the side of the street. After first giving a full-throated cry as…

  • How to Tell When a Pregnant Guppy Will Give Birth Soon
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    How to Tell When a Pregnant Guppy Will Give Birth Soon

    In this jar of six female Micariff guppies, two of them have just given birth, and four of them are due to give birth soon. This video will show you how to tell them apart. Female guppies due to give birth soon have dark gravid spots, and abdomens that are box-shaped or take on a squared-off look. In contrast female guppies that are due later or just gave birth, they have light gravid spots and much slimmer abdomens. Here is a side by side comparison. Viewing the fish from different angles also helps. When viewing from the top, look with the front half of the body being more rounded. On…

  • Women Stop Taking Birth Control For The First Time
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    Women Stop Taking Birth Control For The First Time

    – Fun perk about being off birth control. Hey girl, what you doin’ on my face? (upbeat music) I have been doing this to my body everyday for 12 years. I’m so over it. – I’ve been on birth control for about a total of 10 years. I started taking Depo, the shot, about five years ago. Doctors recommend that you only take it for about two years max because it’s a very potent solution. – I never knew what my body was like off of birth control. – Deciding to actually stop taking my birth control was a little scary for me just because I know my cramping is…