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Mom Gives Birth to 13.5-Pound Baby

Create: 06/09/2017 - 06:57
Mom Gives Birth to 13.5-Pound Baby
A Florida mom got a huge surprise last month when she gave birth to a 13.5-pound baby. Christine Corbitt said her first two babies were 9 and 10 pounds, and figured the newest addition wouldn’t be more than that.
 
Carleigh Brooke Corbitt surprised her mother and the doctor and weighed in at nearly 14 pounds -- the largest newborn that Dr. Eric Edelenbos has delivered.
 

Incredible: 37 Year-Old Woman Has Given Birth to 38 Children

Create: 06/03/2017 - 09:25
Incredible: 37 Year-Old Woman Has Given Birth to 38 Children
Meet Mariam Nabatanzi, she's a 39 year old Ugandan woman with 38 children. Married off at 13, Mariam only wanted 6 kids but a rare health condition hyper ovulation meant whenever she got pregnant, it was either twins, more twins or triplets or quadruplets!
 
Among her children are six sets of twins, four sets of triplets, three sets of quadruples and single births. Ten of these are girls and the rest are boys. The oldest is 23 years old while the youngest four months.
 

Teacher Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby Naturally

Create: 05/30/2017 - 13:54
Teacher Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby Naturally
Mississippi mom Lauren Flaugher thought the scale, which only went up to 12 pounds, was broken when a midwife told her that her son, Finn, was too big to be weighed just after being born. 
 
Coming in at 13 pounds, the newborn is ready to take on the world! Flaugher says she and her husband knew Finn would be big when a midwife took measurements at 20 weeks but they thought he'd be 10 pound max! 
 

Test Your Childbirth Knowledge: Care Practices at the Time of Birth

Create: 05/25/2017 - 12:43
Test Your Childbirth Knowledge: Care Practices at the Time of Birth
Pregnant or planning to be? Test your knowledge of important childbirth issues that can affect you and your baby's health and well-being. 
 
True or false?
Clamping the umbilical cord should be delayed until the cord stops pulsing. (The answer is true)
 
True or false? 
The best place for a healthy baby right after birth is held skin-to-skin in its mother's arms. (The answer is true
 

Childbirth Options: How to Choose Where to Give Birth?

Create: 05/06/2017 - 01:48
Childbirth Options: How to Choose Where to Give Birth?
Where can you give birth? How do you decide where is the best place? When do you need to decide? This video will provide you with information about your options so that you can make an informed choice. 
 
We want to give you the choice of where you have your baby. However, if your pregnancy has been classified as high risk, your obstetrician will advise you to have your baby in hospital. 
 

How Long Does it Take Your Body to Return to "Normal" After Birth?

Create: 05/03/2017 - 11:37
How Long Does it Take Your Body to Return to "Normal" After Birth?
A very common question that I have when patients return for their postpartum visit is, "will my body ever return back to normal shape?" I tell them that it takes time - it's very dependent on what her level of fitness was before, and what her level of motivation is now; in addition to the time that she had spend to dedicate to doing that. 
 

How Long Will it Take Me to Heal After My Lateral Episiotomy?

Create: 05/03/2017 - 01:31
How Long Will it Take Me to Heal After My Lateral Episiotomy?
Your midwife at home will be checking what we call your perineum when you're at home and we'll be asking you every day if you're experiencing pain or any symptoms or the signs of an infection of the perineum as well. 
 
Most commonly your GP or your six-week check will be checking down below to make sure everything's healed but obviously if you feel like you might need to be seen earlier or with contact your doctor or your GP.
 

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