• Bleeding and Spotting in Pregnancy
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    Bleeding and Spotting in Pregnancy

    Bleeding in pregnancy is actually pretty common. Hi I’m Monique Schoenhage. I’m a Maternal Fetal medicine specialist. Which means I specialize in high-risk obstetrics. I’m here today to talk about bleeding in pregnancy. So I’m going to talk a little bit about what it means in the beginning of pregnancy and a little bit closer towards the end or in the middle of pregnancy. Starting at the beginning of pregnancy spotting and bleeding is actually really common, most pregnant women will experience some spotting and bleeding in fact in the first week of a pregnancy. Spotting could indicate the good news of implantation. It’s often present about the sixth day…

  • Newborn Series – Car Seats
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    Newborn Series – Car Seats

    Hi everyone. This is Dr. Wania from English Road Pediatrics. Today, I’m going to be going over infant car seats and safety. What I’m going to do is just talk a little bit about different car seats that are available for infants, and then show you with a lovely volunteer, how to place an infant in the car seat. So the AAP recommends that all infants and toddlers remain in a rear facing car seat until the age of 2, or until they outgrow the height and weight limits of that car seat. There are three different car seats that infants can ride in. This is an infant seat. These…

  • Pain and Cramping  During Pregnancy: When to Worry | Parents
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    Pain and Cramping During Pregnancy: When to Worry | Parents

    Pain is incredibly common in pregnancy. It’s not easy to carry around a growing uterus for nine months. And most of the pain that people get in pregnancy are related to growth spurts at the uterus and the fetus. In general, if pain is mild to moderate, it’s not persistent, it’s not severe, and it goes away with rest, it’s not gonna be something you need to worry about. I would say the warning signs are probably when it’s associated with fever, when it’s radiating to a different part of the body, when there is burning on urination, then these would all be things that I think you should talk…

  • What makes life worth living in the face of death | Lucy Kalanithi
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    What makes life worth living in the face of death | Lucy Kalanithi

    A few days after my husband Paul was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, we were lying in our bed at home, and Paul said, “It’s going to be OK.” And I remember answering back, “Yes. We just don’t know what OK means yet.” Paul and I had met as first-year medical students at Yale. He was smart and kind and super funny. He used to keep a gorilla suit in the trunk of his car, and he’d say, “It’s for emergencies only.” (Laughter) I fell in love with Paul as I watched the care he took with his patients. He stayed late talking with them, seeking to understand the…

  • Here Comes Baby – Jaundice in the newborn
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    Here Comes Baby – Jaundice in the newborn

    (MUSIC) And did anyone discuss jaundice with you during your pregnancy or immediately after birth, like while in the hospital? Yes, immediately after. Yes. But not during pregnancy, no. I knew that jaundice made a child’s eyes yellow. The baby on the yellow side. (laughter) — I forget what it is, it’s something about the colour. Do you know anything about preventing or treating jaundice? No. Today, we’re going to talk about jaundice. You may have heard the term before, but do you really know what it is? When should you be concerned about jaundice and how would you recognize it in your newborn? I’m Tara, a registered nurse here…

  • Moxibustion for Breech in Pregnancy
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    Moxibustion for Breech in Pregnancy

    Hi I’m Emilie Salomons, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine who focuses in fertility and pregnancy today I’m gonna show you how to do moxi for breach in pregnancy what I’ve got here is a moxi stick it’s actually made out of mugwort that’s been charcoaled so it doesn’t have a strong smell so just here on the outside corner we’re going to heat the pinky toe and what we want you to feel a warmth basically as warm as you can go without burning but you actually want to feel the heat, what I’m gonna get you to do is have either a family member, your partner or a friend…