Items Tagged ‘childbirth’

Name Inspiration

August 28, 2018

Name Inspiration

By uclahealth uclahealth

“My grandfather was a physician and my mother was a lactation consultant, so I knew I wanted to go into women’s health,” says Eyelle Sacher, a certified nurse midwife at UCLA Health. “In college, I took an elective called Women’s Childbirth and Culture and learned about childbirth all around the world. I learned about nurse […]

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Tags: certified nurse midwife, childbirth, lactation consultant, midwife, midwifery service, nurse midwifery, nurse midwives, OBGYN, postpartum exam postpartum, pregnant, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA Nurse Midwives


Ask the Doctors - How worried should I be about my wife's 'baby blues'?

March 15, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How worried should I be about my wife’s ‘baby blues’?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctors: It’s been two weeks since our son was born, and my wife seems to be having a hard time. She cries easily and has a lot of anxiety. Is this just baby blues, like my mother says, or is it postpartum depression? Congratulations on welcoming a new baby! Your lives have undergone an […]

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Tags: Anxiety, baby, baby blues, childbirth, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, estrogen, hopelessness, infancy, major depression, mild depression, mood swings


Surgical team brings new hope to injured women in Africa

December 6, 2016

Surgical team brings new hope to injured women in Africa

By uclahealth uclahealth

A revolving team of UCLA surgical experts is providing critical medical care to hundreds of women in Africa who suffer from incontinence brought on by difficult, prolonged childbirth. The twice-a-year medical missions are sponsored by Medicine for Humanity, a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 by Leo Lagasse, MD, professor emeritus in the obstetrics and gynecology […]

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Tags: cesarean sections, childbirth, David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Christopher Tarnay, female pelvic medicine, global health, global health crisis, medical missions, medical supplies, Medicine for Humanity, obstetric fistula repairs, obstetrics and gynecology