July 29, 2021

021 Sweeping the Membranes. Membrane Stripping

Temporarily uncomfortable, yet highly effective.

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July 26, 2021

020 Shoulder Dystocia

What happens when the shoulders get stuck in the birth canal?

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July 22, 2021

019 Q&A with Dr. A

Dr. Abdelhak Expounds on Common Questions about Pregnancy

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July 19, 2021

018 VBAC - Who is a Good Candidate?

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. Is it Right for You?

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July 15, 2021

017 Tracking Weight Gain in Pregnancy - What's the Point?

Why not all women can fit into one box when it comes to weight gain in pregnancy.

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July 12, 2021

016 Assisted Vaginal Delivery

Delivery with Vacuum and Forceps

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July 8, 2021

015 Cervical Insufficiency

When the cervix is unable to hold a pregnancy in the second trimester and there are no contractions, labor, or both.

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July 5, 2021

014 Occiput Posterior Position - The OP Baby

When babies are Sunny-Side Up.

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July 1, 2021

013 Listener Mail #1

We love hearing from listeners. Drop us a note, comment or topic requisition on our website.

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June 28, 2021

012 Unexplained 2nd Trimester Loss - Explained! Part 2

Dr. Abdelhak Examines Sudden Unexplained Pregnancy Loss after 12 Weeks.

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June 28, 2021

011 Unexplained 2nd Trimester Loss - Explained! Part 1

Dr. Abdelhak Examines Sudden Unexplained Fetal Demise

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June 24, 2021

010 NatureBACK and Low Flying Aircraft

Dr. Abdelhak's approach to avoiding a c-section.

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June 22, 2021

09 Forbidden Foods: Coffee, Sushi, Deli Meats, Cheese & Fish

This Mini-Episode bust myth after myth about taboo foods in Pregnancy.

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June 21, 2021

08 Episiotomy: Who really needs one?

This fad is one everyone was glad to see go but why is it still performed?

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June 17, 2021

07 Sleeping on your Back in Pregnancy

Is it ok? What is the harm?

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June 14, 2021

06 Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Nausea & Vomiting in Pregnancy

What are the best tips and strategies for preventing and treating nausea and vomiting in pregnancy? Is it normal to feel nausea all day in the first trimester? The answer is a resounding Yes! Is there anything that can be …

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June 11, 2021

BONUS Episode: Why the Name True Birth?

The story and promise behind the podcast name.

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June 7, 2021

05 Turn Baby Turn. Breech Babies. Vaginal Breech and External Cephali…

Everything Breech Babies. Vertex vs. Breech. Different types of Breech. And which Breech Deliveries are Safe for Vaginal Deliveries (hint: it's more than you think)

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June 1, 2021

04 Multiple Gestation: Twins & Triplets Vaginally

Many think twins and triplets have to be born via c-section, but both twins and triplets can be born vaginally. Dr Abdleahk explains how and explains examples from his own patient case load.

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May 28, 2021

03 Getting the Covid Vaccine in Pregnancy

Is it Safe? Get an Experts Take on Why the Vaccine is a Good Idea for Most Pregnant Women.

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May 26, 2021

02 Induction of Labor. Friend or Foe?

When should induction of labor be used, if ever? Can it be a tool used to prevent cesarean birth?

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May 18, 2021

01 Meet Dr. Yaakov Abdelhak & Kristin Mallon

Who are we? We're Dr. Yaakov Abdelhak, a NYC metro area Perinatologist, Maternal Fetal Medicine Doctor and Certified Nurse Midwife Kristin Mallon. The best advice on any given subject comes from experts in that field. This podcast is all about...

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May 11, 2021

True Birth Trailer

You're going to have a baby. Now what? Don't worry, we've got your vbac.

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