22 episodes

Expecting a new bundle of joy? From the first kicks to the first months, the Motherhood Channel is your trusted source to provide in-depth information from UC San Diego experts focused on pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of life.

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Expecting a new bundle of joy? From the first kicks to the first months, the Motherhood Channel is your trusted source to provide in-depth information from UC San Diego experts focused on pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of life.

    Ultrasounds During Pregnancy

    Ultrasounds During Pregnancy

    Ultrasounds are one of the many tools available to help you have a healthy pregnancy. They can be used to monitor fetal growth, estimate risks for genetic disorders, discover the gender of your baby, and much more. Dr. Julia Cormano discusses the different types of ultrasounds that may be done during your pregnancy and how this technology can provide a unique view of your baby's development. Series: "Motherhood Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34773]

    • 4 min
    Genetic Testing During Pregnancy

    Genetic Testing During Pregnancy

    You have the option to screen for a number of genetic disorders in pregnancy. How are these tests performed and what can be discovered? Dr. Julia Cormano explains the difference between screening and diagnostic testing, what can be learned from a blood test, as well what to expect from chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis. Series: "Motherhood Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33874]

    • 4 min
    Genetic Counseling for Pregnancy

    Genetic Counseling for Pregnancy

    Genetic testing has become a routine part of pregnancy, but what do the results mean? Genetic counselors play a valuable role in interpreting your results and guiding you through the process of what to do with that information. Dr. Julia Cormano sits down with genetic counselors Christina Brock and Andrea Procko to find out how they support patients throughout pregnancy. Series: "Motherhood Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34915]

    • 15 min
    Cesarean Section: What to Expect

    Cesarean Section: What to Expect

    Whether your cesarean section was planned or unexpected this video will prepare you by explaining when you might need the procedure, what the process is like and what "gentle" cesarean means. Series: "Motherhood Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34366]

    • 3 min
    Getting an Epidural During Labor

    Getting an Epidural During Labor

    Having a baby is an exciting and special time, but labor can be painful. You have many choices for pain relief during labor. Anesthesiologist Dr. Peter Winfield, talks about what to expect if you choose to have an epidural. Series: "Motherhood Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34346]

    • 5 min
    Preparing for Pregnancy

    Preparing for Pregnancy

    Learn the steps you can take to optimize your health before you become pregnant. Series: "Motherhood Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34247]

    • 3 min

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