EPISODE 001: APR 19, 2021

In this episode (001), Patricia talks about her pregnancy complications and how that led her to ditch her corporate job and become a labor and delivery nurse - to positively…

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Placenta Previa
The most common types of Placenta Previa

Placenta Previa

Placenta previa happens when the placenta implants low and covers the cervix. If you have placenta previa you'll need to have a cesarean delivery. There are three types of previa (depicted…

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Why Babies Don’t Shiver When Cold
Newborn baby being checked for temperature

Why Babies Don’t Shiver When Cold

Did you know that newborns don't shiver when they're cold?  Shivering is a way for us to generate heat. The rapid expansion and contraction of muscles (shivering) creates heat to warm…

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A Cure for the Postpartum Chills
Sticking out your tongue makes the shivers stop

A Cure for the Postpartum Chills

Intense shivering after the baby is born? It's the postpartum chills. Many women experience this phenomena. You shiver like you are naked at the north pole. Your teeth chatter. But you're…

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Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex
Baby latching during breastfeeding

Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex

Breastfeeding? You need to know about this! Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex (D-MER) is a condition affecting lactating women that is characterized by an abrupt dysphoria, or negative emotions, that occur just before…

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Infants Born with Teeth
Baby born with tooth

Infants Born with Teeth

Most infants get their first teeth a few months after birth, but some babies are born with teeth. These are called "natal teeth". Natal teeth occur in about one of…

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Jellybeans Instead of Glucola
Jellybeans can be an alternative for managing gestational diabetes

Jellybeans Instead of Glucola

Hate the taste of glucola, the sickening-sweet stuff you have to drink for your gestational diabetes test? Heard horror stories of how your friends couldn't handle the nausea that ensued…

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