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Falls: What to do when a baby or toddler gets a bump on the head
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Falls: What to do when a baby or toddler gets a bump on the head

My baby fell off the bed – what should I do?Whenever your baby or toddler takes a serious tumble – from a couch, bed, highchair, crib, or countertop, for example – you& 39;ll need to do a thorough check for injuries, especially if he falls on his head or back.You& 39;ll want to make sure that your child doesn& 39;t have any serious wounds, that he hasn& 39;t broken any bones, and that he hasn& 39;t suffered a concussion or other internal damage, including a serious head injury (such as a skull fracture or intracranial injury).

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Large-family living

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Vacuum and forceps during birth

3:43 min| 1,313,908 viewsIn an assisted delivery, a vacuum or forceps can ease your baby out and help avoid a c-section.Show transcriptNarrator: With birth, it& 39;s best to expect the unexpected. Sometimes, during the pushing stage of labor, it& 39;s in the best interest of the baby or mother to speed up delivery by using forceps or a vacuum device.
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Inside pregnancy: Your baby takes shape

Let& 39;s take a moment to look at one of the most mysterious phenomena, the creation of a living machine – the beating heart. All of these tiny molecules are cells that will eventually become the heart. They come to life one by one and start beating in unison. This basic beat is the beat of life, the precise operation of the blood pump.
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Live birth: Epidural

Niles: They& 39;ve got some serious hardware here, by the way. I& 39;m impressed with their hardware.Jackie: I can& 39;t believe this is happening.So, I& 39;m actually an ob-gyn. I deliver some of our babies here at this same hospital. I& 39;ve never actually gone through it myself. I& 39;ve delivered hundreds of babies.
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How do I know if I'm pregnant?

Are you pregnant? There are several early signs that can tell you if you& 39;re pregnant. Every woman is different; learn about 11 early signs of pregnancy.Jeannette Lager, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF. Passionate about developing our future healthcare leaders, Dr.
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C-section recovery: The first two months

Lori: We& 39;re going home. Yay!Narrator: Four days after delivering her second son, Ryan, by c-section at Paoli Hospital in Pennsylvania, Lori& 39;s headed home with a long list of do& 39;s and don& 39;ts from her doctor.Doctor: The best way to heal is to listen to your body. To get up and walk, as long as you don& 39;t feel a lot of pain.
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How will I know I'm in labor?

The most common sign of labor is going to be contractions. But not all contractions mean labor. We& 39;re typically looking for a pattern – a pattern of contractions that are occurring more often, they& 39;re getting more intense, and they& 39;re lasting over a period of time.So a good rule of thumb is 4-1-1.
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Understanding your baby's cues

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How to mix and store formula

Pediatrician Judy Larkin: Preparing formula is simple, but you have to have the right equipment and the right ingredients.Narrator: Pediatrician and mother of three Judy Larkin, from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, is meeting with first-time mom Maria.Dr. Larkin will show Maria how to safely prepare baby formula at home for her son, Dominic.
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Childproofing for your baby or toddler

Narrator: Inquisitive toddler Dylan is giving her parents plenty to worry about.Brad: What are you getting into? You& 39;re not supposed to be in there!Narrator: It& 39;s time for Kellie and Brad to have a home childproofing makeover to keep Dylan safe.Kellie: Help us childproof our house. Dylan is starting to get into everything.
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How to make a go-anywhere emergency kit

2:33 min| 1,051,446 viewsOur video shows the essential first-aid supplies to include in a travel emergency kit for your family.Show transcriptHi, I& 39;m Dr. Dana, and today I& 39;m going to help you put together an emergency travel kit for your child.I came up an idea for an emergency travel kit after spending the weekend camping with friends.
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The first 24 hours home with our newborn

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Inside pregnancy: Fertilization

3:26 min| 20,227,328 viewsSperm make an impressive journey through a woman& 39;s body, and one succeeds in fertilizing the egg.For the full 3D video series, click here to download the Totally Pregnant App.Find other moms TTC in our Getting Pregnant group.Show transcriptThe race starts with the act of love.
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Ultrasound exam

Our site presentsULTRASOUND EXAMThe exams in this video were conducted by an obstetrician. If your exam is conducted by a sonographer, you& 39;ll discuss results with your doctor afterward.ULTRASOUND | 27 WEEKS PREGNANT | KATIEDr. Lizellen La Follette: Okay, Katie, I& 39;m putting some goop on your belly again.
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Baby on the move: Sitting

Narrator: From the moment your baby is born, he is learning subtle ways to control his young body and eventually to sit, then crawl, and finally walk.Cheryl Hausman, MD: Tummy time should start right after birth -- short periods of time on the belly, with the parent present.Narrator: Cheryl Hausman, a mother of four and a pediatrician, is the medical director of the Children& 39;s Hospital of Philadelphia& 39;s Primary Care Center at University City.
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Kids and money: Top 3 myths

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When my baby started sleeping through the night

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Cord blood options for parents

Our site presentsCord blood banking optionsWhat is cord blood? The blood in your baby& 39;s umbilical cord.Cord blood stem cells can help fight leukemia, lymphomas, sickle cell anemia, and immune deficiency diseases.What is cord blood banking? The collection and storage of this blood for future medical use.
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How to change a diaper

0:50 min| 3,226,681 viewsThe average newborn goes through eight to 10 diapers a day, so even a rookie parent will become an expert soon enough. Get ahead of the game with these parent-approved strategies for quick and easy diaper changes.Show transcriptHow to change a diaper like a proTip 1: Gather your suppliesSoft wipes, fresh diaper, plastic bagTip 2: Roll baby’s hands in her shirt to keep baby’s hands cleanTip 3: Put a fresh diaper under baby before removing the soiled oneTip 4: Use the front half of the diaper to wipe your baby’s bottom if there’s poopTip 5: Wipe girls from front to back.
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