Pre-eclampsia and Fibroid Detection Why didn't the doctor see my fibroid in my ultrasound? Is it possible that my pre-eclampsia made them larger because of the increased blood flow? ICYOU.com's Valerie Scott, M.D. answers.
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How to Relieve Morning Sickness Congratulations! You’ve found out you’re expecting… but now, you’re battling waves of nausea from morning sickness. Experts know that there are at least seven types of triggers for morning sickness. By removing or reducing these triggers, you can reduce its severity. Learn how from the Senior Dietician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
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What Preterm Birth Means Expectant parents know that a healthy baby begins in the womb. In this video, you’ll hear from an expert in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Dr. Thomas McElrath. Dr. McElrath discusses the dangers of preterm birth and it’s risk factors.
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All About Severe Morning Sickness For many women, morning sickness during pregnancy can become quite severe. If you can’t eat or at least drink for a day or two, you may want to call your doctor because dehydration becomes an issue. In this video, you’ll hear from the Senior Dietician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Miriam Erick.
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Reducing the Risks for Preterm Birth You want to do everything you can to have a healthy pregnancy. In this video, you’ll learn what really works for reducing the risk of a preterm birth. Unfortunately, women who have depression are at an increased risk of delivering their baby early. If you’ve had a prior preterm birth, you’ll also hear about whether it’s better to deliver through a C-section.
To learn more, please visit: www.brighamandwomens.org
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Receiving Medical Care Before a Preterm Birth If you’ve had a prior preterm birth, you may want to consider receiving extra medical attention for your next pregnancy. In this video, Dr. Thomas McElrath of Brigham and Women’s Hospital talks about providing specialized medical care for women who’ve experienced prior preterm births. He also provides a caution for researching medical centers on the Internet.
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Pregnancy Term Length and Risk You may already know that delivering a baby too early can cause complications. Doctors also know that delivering past a certain length of time also increases risks to a child’s health. Dr. Thomas McElrath from Brigham and Women’s Hospital discusses the latest research in pregnancy term length.
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Gestational and Type 2 Diabetes In this video, Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian Barbara Carden talks about whether women with gestational diabetes are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes permanently.
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The Side Effects of Preterm Birth Dr. Thomas McElrath of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital answers the question, “Do children display lasting effects from preterm birth?” He says they can. Certainly the babies who are born 24-28 weeks have a higher chance of neurological conditions, movement disorders, cerebral palsy, blindness and may have trouble living independently. It is different in every situation because it is hard to tell how a baby will react and who that baby will become.
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How to Brush Baby's Teeth Even if she’s still all gums, you can take steps to keeping her heart-melting smile healthy. Use these tips when brushing baby's teeth.
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How to Determine a Healthy Weight for Babies What is a healthy weight for babies? How can parents determine what is acceptable “baby fat” and when their child is overweight or risks obesity? ICYOU.com's Pediatrician Dr. Thomas Joseph explains.
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When Children Fear Visits to the Doctor Some children are frightened by visits to the doctor, do you have any advice for parents to help make sure their child’s visit go smoothly? ICYOU.com's Pediatrician Dr. Thomas Joseph explains.
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