Episodes

May 23, 2022

Birth Plans for Labor Delivery & Pregnancy: Episode #98

Birth plans have increased in popularity in the last several decades and many templates exist online from popular pregnancy and b…

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May 16, 2022

Diagnostic Imaging in Pregnancy: X-Rays, CT Scans, MRIs and Ultrasoun…

Radiology and imaging techniques in pregnancy are reviewed such as x-rays, CT scans and MRIs.  Find out when it is safe to get im…

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May 9, 2022

Uterine Anomalies in Pregnancy: Episode 96

Different types of uterine shapes and sizes are reivewed and how they affect pregnancy and delivery.    Our practice website can …

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May 2, 2022

Insomnia in Pregnancy: Episode #95

What to do when you can't sleep in pregnancy. There are many reasons as to the source of sleepless nights in pregnancy; and the s…

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April 25, 2022

First Trimester Bleeding in Pregnancy: Episode #94

Bleedding in the first trimester of pregnancy is often more anxiety producing than dangerous in pregnancy. However, it is importa…

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April 21, 2022

AFP: The Alpha-Fetoprotein Test. Episode # 93

The AFP screening test in pregnancy is discussed.    We'd love to hear your feedback.  Our practice website can be found at: Mate…

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April 18, 2022

Maternal Resources: Where Nature is What We Nurture

Dr. Yaakov Abdelhak explains the inception of Maternal Resources, what makes it tick and how it's the most special place on the p…

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April 14, 2022

Meconium in Pregnancy, Labor & Delivery: Episode #91

Meconium is brown stained amniotic fluid and represents the passage of stool from the bowels of the baby in utero.    We'd love t…

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April 11, 2022

Thrombophilias in Pregnancy: Episode #90

In pregnancy, thrombophilias or blood clotting disorders can either be inherited or  acquired. As you can imagine, blood clotting…

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April 4, 2022

Postpartum: What to Expect after you've had the Baby. Episode #89

Everything that's key to know about the immediate postpartum period.  You've done all the hard work and delivered a healthy beaut…

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March 28, 2022

Sciatica, Muscle Cramps & Leg Pain in Pregnancy. Episode #88

Different types of leg pain in pregnancy are reviewed.    Our practice website can be found at: Maternal Resources: Remember to …

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March 21, 2022

Fetal Echocardiograms: Detailed Ultrasounds of the Fetal Heart. Episo…

The fetal echocardiogram is a targeted ultrasound that is used to examine the fetal heart in more detail than a standard anatomy …

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March 14, 2022

Precipitous Labor & Delivery: Episode #86

Precipitous labor is labor that is rapid, usually 3 hours or less from start to finish. This episode is a follow up to a previous…

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March 10, 2022

How to Calculate Your Due Date

All the different ways to date a pregnancy.   How to utilize the calender, ovulation and ultrasound to determine when is the best…

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March 7, 2022

084 Macrosomia: Large for Gestational Age Infants

Macrosomia refers to a fetus larger than 4000 to 4500 grams (or 9 to 10 pounds) at birth. There are several complications that ca…

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March 3, 2022

083 Pubic Symphysis Pain

Pubic symphysis pain which is also known as symphysis pubis dysfunction refers to symptoms a patient feels when the joint between…

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Feb. 28, 2022

082 Fibroids in Pregnancy

Smooth muscle non-cancerous tumors in pregnancy

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Feb. 24, 2022

081 Interesting Case #3: A Pregnancy with Guillain-Barré syndrome

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a very rare, autoimmune disorder in which the immune system damages the nerves, causing muscle w…

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Feb. 21, 2022

080 Gestational Diabetes: When the diagnosis happens in pregnancy.

Gestational diabetes or diabetes in pregnancy diabetes during pregnancy. This podcast will focus primarily on the type of diabete…

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Feb. 17, 2022

079 Listener Mail

We've compiled all your emails and answered them in this listener mail episode.  Our practice website can be found at: Maternal R…

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Feb. 14, 2022

078 Epidurals in Labor & Delivery

Epidural anesthesia is a type of local anesthetic that is injected into the epidural space.  This procedure numbs the spinal nerv…

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Feb. 10, 2022

077 Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Varicose veins are a farily common and benign finding in prengnacy. While these types of veins are not harmful, they can be unsig…

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Feb. 7, 2022

076 Low Platelets in Pregnancy

Platelets, also called thrombocyotes, are a component of red blood cells.  They are fragments of cytoplasm that are derived from …

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