Giving Birth: Labour to Postpartum

Dr. Keith Duncan
37 Episodes
Episode 1
What are the early signs of labour?
6 mins
Episode 2
What are the stages of labour (Part One)?
8 mins
Episode 2
What are the stages of labour (Part Two)?
7 mins
Episode 3
What physical symptoms can I expect to see just before I go into labour?
6 mins
Episode 4
What do I need to know about multiple births?
7 mins
Episode 5
What is a premature birth?
5 mins
Episode 6
How do I manage a sudden delivery?
4 mins
Episode 7
What happens when my baby is overdue?
6 mins
Episode 8
What do I need to know about induction?
5 mins
Episode 9
What is vacuum extraction?
5 mins
Episode 10
What do I do if my baby is breech?
5 mins
Episode 11
How to cope with pain during labour
4 mins
Episode 12
What are some natural pain reliefs during labour (Part One)?
6 mins
Episode 12
What are some natural pain reliefs during labour (Part Two)?
5 mins
Episode 13
What medications are available for me for pain relief during labour?
4 mins
Episode 14
What is an epidural and how does it work (Part One)?
5 mins
Episode 14
What is an epidural and how does it work (Part Two)?
4 mins
Episode 15
What do I need to know about caesarean section (Part 1)?
5 mins
Episode 15
What do I need to know about caesarean section (Part 2)?
5 mins
Episode 16
What common labour complications do I need to be aware of?
5 mins
Episode 17
What is the Special Care Unit and why might my baby need to be there?
5 mins
Episode 18, Part 1
What are the most common anticipatory fears of childbirth (Part 1)?
7 mins
Episode 18
What are the most common anticipatory fears of childbirth (Part 2)?
7 mins
Episode 19
What happens immediately after birth?
5 mins
Episode 20
What is the fourth trimester?
6 mins
Episode 21
What happens when I meet my baby for the first time?
4 mins
Episode 22
What does my body go through in the first few days after birth?
4 mins
What is birth trauma, and how do I recover from it?
5 mins
Episode 23
What are some common maternal problems after birth?
8 mins
Episode 24
How do I keep a realistic frame of mind right after birth?
0 mins
Episode 25
What are the baby blues, and how do I cope with them?
4 mins
Episode 26
How can I distinguish between sleep deprivation and postpartum depression?
4 mins
Episode 27
Is 'mummy brain’ a real thing?
5 mins
Episode 28
How to accept your baby as their own person
4 mins
Episode 29
How do I cope with visitors straight after the birth?
4 mins
Episode 30
What should I know about returning to my sexual life postpartum?
5 mins
Episode 31
As a new mother, should I return to work or stay at home?
5 mins