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Serving the Greater Los Angeles area
Serving the Greater Los Angeles area
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Induction

DATES AND WEIGHTS

Due Date Estimation Fallacies The following is a list of recent students’ baby’s birth weights alongside their arrival pre- or post- the EDD (“estimated due date”). These numbers validate the 2 week margin of error

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Childbirth

Fetal Position During Labor

The U.S. current rate of cesaran section is around 31%. Labor & Delivery Nurse Ann Marie Gilligan’s Gilligan’s Guide teaches the importance of having an infant in the optimal position for birth, how to determine

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Postpartum

Signs of Postpartum Depression

As you read the two different symptoms lists for postpartum depression and for postpartum anxiety/OCD, please remember a few very important things: You may not be experiencing all of the symptoms listed below or even

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breastfeeding
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Basics

TO THE BRAND NEW MOTHER: 1. Nurse the baby in the LDR room or Recovery Room. 2. Keep baby close to insure unsupplemented feedings every 2-3 hours for at least 20-30 minutes per feeding if

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Twilight Sleep
Twilight Sleep and Obstetrics

Twilight Sleep – PART TWO

The Real Story of Twilight Sleep and How it Shaped Obstetrics and Hospital Birth The Glitch Francis Carmody was the first American woman after the McClures article to give birth in Freiburg, taking her OB

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Twilight Sleep
Twilight Sleep and Obstetrics

Twilight Sleep – PART ONE

The Real Story of Twilight Sleep and How it Shaped Obstetrics and Hospital Birth How It Began In 1913 two female reporters from McClures Magazine in New York, Marguerite Tracy & Constance Leupp, went to

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Mommy and Daddy Brain
Parenthood and Our Brains

How Our Brains are Altered by Parenthood

Mommy Brain “You go home with a 6 months pregnant body and your short term memory temporarily gone.” Motherhood alters a woman’s brain – structurally & functionally. Our genetic code has triggers for basic mothering

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