Tag: c-section

  • Elective Induction at 39 Weeks

    Hi, I’m Dr. William Grobman. I’m a maternal fetal medicine physician at Northwestern University and I’m going to be talking to you about whether or not you would choose to be induced at 39 weeks of gestation. So you’re getting close now to 39 weeks and once you reached 39 weeks, women have the choice, […]

  • External Cephalic Version (ECV)

    Hello. My name is Dr. Alan Peaceman. I’m here today to talk to you about your baby’s position. As you were probably aware, most of the time, the baby is head down and the head comes out first during labor. Unfortunately, you’re at the point in the pregnancy where most babies are head down already, […]

  • Operative Vaginal Delivery

    This is Dr. Mike Socol at Northwestern University Medical School, and we’re going to be talking to a patient whose been pushing for a couple of hours. It’s her first pregnancy, and now we’re faced with the decision about allowing her to continue to push or do an operative vaginal delivery, primarily by forceps. So […]

  • C-section Postpartum Discharge Instructions

    This is Dr. Mike Socol from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. And I am going to be going through a simulation, talking to a postpartum patient who has had a caesarian section and is now going home on postpartum day three. So we’re going to go talk […]

  • Forceps-assisted Vaginal Delivery

    Hi, I’m Emily Donelan, a generalist Ob/Gyn at Northwestern and this is how I counsel patients about forceps. So Jill, let’s talk about how your labor is going. You have been pushing for a little over 2 hours and you’re making really good progress. The baby is low enough that I can already see hair […]