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Does emotional trauma affect children differently than adults?
Depending on the nature of the trauma and its cause, both children and adults can equally suffer...
How are lacerations (cuts) treated?
Lacerations should have pressure held at the site immediately to stop bleeding. When bleeding has...
How is cord blood collected?
Cord blood is obtained after the cord has been cut, separating baby from mother. At my hospital,...
Is it normal for my three-week-old baby to still have his umbilical cord?
Yes. It can take up to 8 weeks for the umbilical stump to fall off. During this time you may notice...
Will I need a C-section if I have a prolapsed umbilical cord during labor?
Yes. A prolapsed cord is considered an obstetrical emergency, and unless the prolapsed cord is...
How should I do resistance training as an older adult?
If you are an older adult that is new to resistance training or any type of exercise, it is...
What are the symptoms of pregnancy?
Probably the most notable symptom of pregnancy is a missed period unless the woman's period is...
How is placenta accreta diagnosed?
During pregnancy the suspicion of placenta accreta is based on a history of pervious cesarean...
What causes retained placenta?
Retained placenta is when all or part of the placenta remains in the uterus following birth. There...
Can placenta accreta harm my baby?
Placenta accreta does not usually impact the well-being on the fetus in utero. With placenta...
What are the symptoms of retained placenta?
Retained placenta is when all or part of the placenta remains in the uterus following birth. The...
Why should my placenta be examined after I give birth?
After the baby is born the placenta is delivered. After delivery the placenta is examined to be...
How does retained placenta affect the body?
Retained placenta affects the body in two ways: excessive bleeding and infection. The initial...
What does the placenta do?
The placenta is the fetus’ source of support during intrauterine life. The placenta has four...
What is placenta increta?
Placenta increta is a classification of abnormal placenta attachment to the uterine wall. A...