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Sex Positions During Pregnancy - Wound Breakdown After Cesarean Section

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  • Sex Positions During Pregnancy
    As your body grows, it is best to try sex positions that do not put your partner's weight on your abdomen. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at sex positions during pregnancy, including information on alternatives to intercourse.
  • Sex Positions for Getting Pregnant
    This eMedTV page explains that if you are trying to get pregnant, you may want to avoid certain sexual positions (such as woman on top) where sperm have to work against gravity. This article covers some of the best sex positions for getting pregnant.
  • Side Effects of Clomiphene
    Potential side effects of clomiphene include headache, bloating, and breast pain, among others. This eMedTV segment lists the most common clomiphene side effects, as well as serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Pitocin
    Some of the reported side effects of Pitocin have included an abnormal heartbeat and bleeding problems. This eMedTV Web page describes other potential reactions that may occur in the mother and unborn child, and provides a link to more information.
  • Signs of Going Into Labor
    This video clip discusses several signs of labor.
  • Signs of Labor
    Early signs of labor are different for each woman and with each pregnancy. This page of the eMedTV site explains the difference between false labor and true labor -- the most obvious being contractions that increase in strength and duration.
  • Signs of Preeclampsia
    This eMedTV Web page discusses common preeclampsia signs, such as vision problems, headaches, and high blood pressure. It also serves as a reminder that possible symptoms of preeclampsia are also seen in perfectly normal pregnancies.
  • Spinal Anesthesia -- Moving to Recovery
    This video describes what to expect during recovery.
  • Stewart Prenatal Vitamins
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Stuart Prenatal is a prenatal vitamin that is available without a prescription. This article also covers general dosing guidelines. Stewart Prenatal vitamins is a common misspelling of Stuart Prenatal vitamins.
  • Stuart Prenatal
    Stuart Prenatal is a prenatal vitamin that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this product, including information on the benefits of the prenatal vitamin, possible side effects, and tips for taking it.
  • Stuart Prenatal and Breastfeeding
    It is safe and beneficial to take Stuart Prenatal while breastfeeding. This potion of the eMedTV library offers more information on Stuart Prenatal and breastfeeding, and explains why taking prenatal vitamins can be helpful when breastfeeding.
  • Stuart Prenatal Dosage
    The recommended Stuart Prenatal dosage is one tablet taken once a day. This selection of the eMedTV Web site also offers general dosing information for Stuart Prenatal vitamins, including suggestions for when and how to best take the prenatal vitamin.
  • Stuart Prenatal Drug Interactions
    Thyroid medications, certain antibiotics, and bisphosphonates may potentially interact with Stuart Prenatal. This eMedTV Web page describes how these Stuart Prenatal drug interactions can prevent the medicines from being absorbed into the body.
  • Stuart Prenatal Overdose
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, a Stuart Prenatal overdose may result in iron poisoning, which could cause dangerous symptoms (such as seizures or a coma). This resource lists other overdose symptoms and lists possible treatment options.
  • Stuart Prenatal Side Effects
    Potential Stuart Prenatal side effects include a loss of appetite, indigestion, and constipation. This eMedTV page lists other side effects that have been seen with individual components of the product and covers which problems require medical care.
  • Stuart Prenatal Tablets
    Sold in the form of a tablet, Stuart Prenatal is designed for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of this prenatal vitamin and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Stuart Prenatal Uses
    Stuart Prenatal vitamins are used for supplementing certain nutrients that a pregnant woman may be lacking. This eMedTV page further discusses Stuart Prenatal uses, including its use in women who are breastfeeding or women who are trying to conceive.
  • Stuart Prenatal Warnings and Precautions
    Stuart Prenatal vitamins can mask certain types of anemia and may interact with some medications. This eMedTV article discusses other important Stuart Prenatal warnings and precautions, including who should not take the prenatal vitamin.
  • Symptoms of Etopic Pregnancy
    This eMedTV segment urges calling your doctor right away if you're pregnant and have any possible ectopic pregnancy symptoms (such as pelvic pain). Symptoms of etopic pregnancy is a common misspelling and variation of ectopic pregnancy symptoms.
  • Symptoms of Preeclampsia
    This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at the symptoms of preeclampsia pregnant women may experience. Signs and symptoms often include abnormal weight gain, high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and vision problems.
  • Taking Clomid
    This eMedTV segment talks about how taking Clomid can increase your chances of pregnancy. Other topics discussed in this overview include how Clomid performed in clinical trials, possible side effects, and how the medication is meant to be taken.
  • The Best Prenatal Vitamins
    Many pregnant women may wonder, "What are the best prenatal vitamins?" This selection from the eMedTV Web site explores this question in detail, providing information on how to determine what prenatal vitamin may be the best for your particular needs.
  • The Day of a Cesarean Section
    On the day of a cesarean section, you will be given an IV, fetal monitors, and an EKG. This eMedTV resource discusses why certain tests and monitors (which are safe for you and the baby) will be used during this procedure.
  • The Day of a Postpartum Tubal Ligation
    As this eMedTV article explains, on the day of a postpartum tubal ligation, you'll receive an intravenous line (IV) for drugs and fluids, as well as an EKG to monitor your heart. This page describes what you can expect on the day of your procedure.
  • The Day of Your Postpartum Tubal Ligation
    This video segment explains what will happen right before your procedure.
  • TheraNatal
    Available without a prescription, TheraNatal is a line of vitamins taken by women. This eMedTV resource describes how these vitamins provide important nutrients, and also discusses dosing tips, side effects, and more.
  • TheraNatal and Breastfeeding
    Women who decide to breastfeed may benefit from TheraNatal. This eMedTV segment explains how breastfeeding is a time of increased nutritional need, and identifies the specific TheraNatal product recommended for nursing women.
  • TheraNatal Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, the dosage of TheraNatal you will take depends on the particular product you will be using. This page takes a look at some of the recommendations for taking this vitamin, with details on how to reduce stomach upset.
  • TheraNatal Drug Interactions
    Blood-thinning drugs, certain antibiotics, and other products may cause interactions with TheraNatal. This eMedTV resource lists other products that may react with this vitamin and describes the potential complications of these interactions.
  • TheraNatal Overdose
    As this eMedTV article discusses, someone who overdoses on TheraNatal may develop low blood pressure, seizures, and vomiting. This resource lists other possible symptoms and explains some of the steps a doctor may take to treat these problems.
  • TheraNatal Side Effects
    TheraNatal may cause side effects such as heartburn, dizziness, or nausea. This page of the eMedTV Web library gives a more detailed list of potential side effects, including those requiring immediate medical care.
  • TheraNatal Uses
    Women who are pregnant, trying to conceive, or are nursing may consider taking TheraNatal. This eMedTV Web page examines the various TheraNatal products, including uses for each of them and how they can help provide important nutrients for mom and baby.
  • TheraNatal Vitamin Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, TheraNatal can help provide important nutrients for women who are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breastfeeding. This Web page gives an overview of these vitamins and lists the many TheraNatal products available.
  • TheraNatal Warnings and Precautions
    If you are allergic to fish or have problems with anemia, TheraNatal may not be appropriate for you. This eMedTV page features other precautions for using TheraNatal safely, including warnings for women who have a bleeding disorder or certain allergies.
  • Third Trimester
    In the third trimester of pregnancy, your body prepares to give birth and the baby's growth is complete. This eMedTV Web page explains this trimester in detail, including signs of labor, how to prepare for the baby's arrival, and more.
  • Tips to Sleeping in Each Trimester of Pregnancy
    Is your pregnancy making it hard to sleep? Sleep problems are common during pregnancy, so this eMedTV article offers practical tips for moms-to-be who are having trouble getting enough rest, with specific suggestions for each trimester.
  • Treatment of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    As this eMedTV article points out, fetal alcohol syndrome treatment is focused on improving the outcome of the condition. This article explains how early treatment can help people with the condition establish and maintain a high quality of life.
  • Tubal Ligation After Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article explains why some women undergo a procedure called tubal ligation immediately after their pregnancy has ended. This resource takes a quick look at this surgery and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Tubal Ligation Risks
    There are a number of risks involved with tubal ligation, including nausea, bleeding, and nerve injury. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at potential complications and discusses the factors that increase your risk, such as diabetes.
  • Two Weeks Pregnant
    At "two weeks pregnant," you're still not actually pregnant. However, you may conceive this week. This eMedTV resource explains how your body prepares for pregnancy at this stage and offers tips on staying healthy before conception.
  • Types of Sex During Pregnancy
    In most cases, as long as you are having a healthy pregnancy, you can have vaginal, oral, and anal sex. This eMedTV article takes a look at the different types of sex during pregnancy, including important precautions to take with each type.
  • Umbilical Cord Prolapse
    Umbilical cord prolapse refers to when the umbilical cord drops down into the birth canal. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this problem, including details on what causes it and how it can cause complications during delivery.
  • Urinary Tract Infection and C-Section
    Many women will experience a urinary tract infection, and a c-section can increase a woman's risk for one. This eMedTV segment discusses these infections in some detail, including how they are typically treated.
  • Urinary Tract Injury With Laparoscopic Surgery
    Although rare, the urinary tract can become injured during laparoscopic surgery. This portion of the eMedTV archives offers statistics about urinary tract injury with laparoscopic surgery and explains how an injury is typically treated.
  • Uterine Rupture After Cesarean Section
    Although rare, uterine rupture after cesarean section can occur, especially if a scar is already present. This eMedTV Web page explains the possible causes and risks associated with this complication.
  • VBAC -- Presentation Summary
    This video clip concludes the VBAC video presentation.
  • VBAC and Why Is It Recommended?
    This video clip explains why your doctor is recommending VBAC.
  • VBAC as an Alternative to Cesarean Section
    This video explores the possibility of vaginal birth after a c-section (or VBAC).
  • VBAC Complications -- Major
    As this video explains, there are several major complications that can occur with childbirth.
  • VBAC or C-section?
    This interactive video explains when a c-section may be considered instead of vaginal delivery.
  • VBAC Risks -- Abnormal Presentation
    This video describes the various positions a baby may be in prior to delivery.
  • VBAC Risks -- Allergic Reaction to Medication
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • VBAC Risks -- Bleeding of the Mother or Child
    Bleeding of the mother or child is possible with childbirth, as this video segment explains.
  • VBAC Risks -- Complications From Assisted Deliveries
    This video clip explores things that may cause complications with assisted deliveries.
  • VBAC Risks -- Failure to Progress Through Labor
    This video clip explains what happens if there is a failure to progress through labor.
  • VBAC Risks -- Final Thoughts
    This video clip gives some final thoughts regarding possible complications with childbirth.
  • VBAC Risks -- Heavy Bleeding During Late Pregnancy
    Heavy bleeding during late pregnancy is discussed in this video segment.
  • VBAC Risks -- High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
    This video provides an overview of preeclampsia -- high blood pressure during pregnancy.
  • VBAC Risks -- Infection of Mother or Child
    This video clip describes possible infections that can occur to the mother or child during birth.
  • VBAC Risks -- Placenta Accreta
    This interactive video discuses placenta accreta, including how often it occurs.
  • VBAC Risks -- Placenta Previa
    This video clip discusses what may happen if placenta previa occurs.
  • VBAC Risks -- Placental Abruption
    This video clip discusses possible causes of placental abruption.
  • VBAC Risks -- Postpartum Depression
    This video summarizes common symptoms of postpartum depression.
  • VBAC Risks -- Preterm Labor
    This multimedia clip discusses the possibility of preterm labor occurring during your pregnancy.
  • VBAC Risks -- Prolonged Pregnancy
    Prolonged pregnancy -- or a pregnancy that lasts longer than normal -- is discussed in this video clip.
  • VBAC Risks -- Separation of Scar and Uterine Rupture
    This clip talks about how likely it is for your uterine scar from a previous C-section to separate.
  • VBAC Risks -- Stress to the Baby
    This interactive video explains what will happen if stress to the baby occurs during labor and delivery.
  • VBAC Risks -- Tears
    This video discusses what it means to tear during childbirth.
  • VBAC Risks -- Umbilical Prolapse
    Umbilical prolapse, a possible complication of pregnancy, is explained in this multimedia video clip.
  • VBAC Risks -- Uterine Atony
    This multimedia presentation describes what uterine atony is and how it can be treated.
  • VBAC Risks -- Uterine Inversion
    This multimedia segment discusses this risk of uterine inversion occurring after labor and delivery.
  • VBAC Risks and Possible Outcomes
    This video clip introduces potential major complications.
  • VBAC Risks as a Diabetic
    Women with diabetes have special risks during pregnancy they need to be aware of, as this media clip explains.
  • Week by Week Pregnancy
    When you're pregnant, it can seem like your baby is doing something new every day. This eMedTV resource looks at some of the important milestones in pregnancy and links to an article that gives a week-by-week overview of the experience.
  • What Are Freestanding Birth Centers?
    While the majority of births occur in a hospital, freestanding birth centers are becoming more popular. This eMedTV page explains what these centers are, offers detailed statistics on how they compare to hospital births, and lists questions to consider.
  • What Are The Choices for Sterilization?
    This video segment discusses the various alternatives to tubal ligation that are available.
  • What Can You Expect from Laparoscopy For Ectopic Pregnancy?
    This video explains what to expect if you have a laparoscopy and an ectopic pregnancy.
  • What Can You Expect Without Laparoscopic Surgery for an Ectopic Pregnancy?
    As this page of the eMedTV library explains, without laparoscopic surgery for an ectopic pregnancy, your chance of becoming pregnant again decreases and your risk of death increases. In addition, you can expect your symptoms to become worse.
  • What Does a Mucus Plug Look Like?
    First-time mothers may wonder: What does a mucus plug look like? This eMedTV resource describes what a mucus plug looks like and links to a variety of articles about other signs of labor.
  • What Doulas Do and Don't Do
    Are you wondering whether or not a doula is right for you? This article on the eMedTV Web site can help you make an informed decision in this regard. It explains in detail what doulas do and don't do and offers information on cost and other factors.
  • What Happens Right Before Your Laparoscopy For Ectopic Pregnancy
    This video segment explains what will happen right before your procedure.
  • What If You Change Your Mind Later (Postpartum Tubal Ligation) ?
    This video explains that there is a procedure that can reconnect your fallopian tubes.
  • What Is Clomiphene Used For?
    What is clomiphene used for? As this eMedTV article explains, clomiphene is used for treating infertility in women. This article also includes an explanation of how the drug works, as well as a description of a possible off-label clomiphene use.
  • What Is Pitocin?
    Women who are pregnant may receive Pitocin to help cause or improve uterine contractions. This eMedTV segment takes a brief look at what Pitocin is used for, how it is given, and possible side effects. A link to more information is also provided.
  • What Is Preeclampsia?
    If you are looking for information on preeclampsia, this eMedTV Web resource can help. It explains what preeclampsia is, who it tends to affect, and possible symptoms. Treatment is discussed, and a link to more information is provided.
  • What Medicines May Be Used During Childbirth?
    This multimedia clip describes several medications that may be used during childbirth.
  • What Results Can You Expect (Postpartum Tubal Ligation)?
    This video segment describes the results you can expect following a tubal ligation.
  • What's Involved With a Water Birth?
    If you'd like to know what's involved with a water birth, this eMedTV article is for you. In this selection, we explore why some women choose to have their baby this way, how safe it is, who is a good candidate, how to do it properly, and more.
  • While In The Hospital (Cesarean Section)
    This video clip gives an overview of what to expect while recovering in the hospital.
  • Why a Doctor May Recommend Laparoscopy For an Ectopic Pregnancy?
    This video discusses why you may have a laparoscopy for an ectopic pregnancy.
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