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Chorionic Villus Sampling
Chorionic Villus Sampling is the testing of cells, called chorionic villi that are present in the placenta. These cells have the same genetic makeup as the growing fetus and can be analyzed to identify genetic and chromosomal abnormalities. The procedure is demonstrated in this video animation.
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Pregnancy and Childbirth Videos
Amniocentesis is a procedure used to obtain a small sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy....
Pregnant women who are over 35 or have a family history of genetic disorders may undergo a procedure called an...
Angela M. Savatiel, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Angela M. Savatiel, M.D. She was awarded her M.D. by the University of Louisville, and completed her Residency there...
Angela R. Choi, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Angela R. Choi, M.D. Dr. Choi was awarded her M.D. by the Medical University of South Carolina, she completed...
Assisted Delivery Animation
When a baby becomes "stuck" in the birth canal, a vacuum extractor may be used to assist the delivery process....
Birth Control Patch Animation
This video animation describes the female reproductive process and how the birth control patch can be used to prevent pregnancy....
Lactation is the process where the female breasts produce milk to nourish an infant. This video animation describes the...
Breastfeeding Tips and FAQ's
Meredith is 33 weeks pregnant and trying to learn all she can about breastfeeding. In this video, she talks to...
Bridget's Heart Story
A week after her second son was born, Bridget Dickey woke up feeling breathless. Her husband urged her to see...
Cesarean Section Animation
In this video animation, you will learn about how a cesarean section is performed whenever a traditional vaginal delivery is...
Chorionic Villus Sampling
Chorionic Villus Sampling is the testing of cells, called chorionic villi that are present in the placenta. These cells...
Christopher G. Goodier, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Christopher G. Goodier, M.D. He was awarded his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his...
Congenital Heart Disease Animation
Congenital heart defect is the term given when one or more defects in the structure of the heart are present...
David E. Soper, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet David E. Soper, M.D. Dr Soper is the Director, Division of Gynecology and General Obstetrics at MUSC. He...
Dr. John Cahill, Neonatologist of MUSC Children's Hospital, describes the benefits of delivering twins in a comprehensive location that provides...
This video animation demonstrates what happens during a normal vaginal labor and delivery.
Dylan's Story- Pediatric Surgery
Kristyn's and Adam's son's birth was supposed to be normal and right on track. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case when...
Ectopic Pregnancy Animation
Extrauterine or ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg does implants in areas other than the uterine lining, as demonstrated...
To help alleviate the discomfort of childbirth, many women will elect to have a procedure called an epidural to numb...
During a vaginal delivery, the doctor may make an incision at the bottom of the vagina. This enlarges the...
Fatal Birth Defect- A Mom Shares Her Story
At a routine 20-week ultrasound, Layna Stafford and husband Matt found out there was a potential problem with their baby...
This video animation demonstrates normal fetal development including the fertilized egg and the delivery of the baby.
Gestational Diabetes Animation
Gestational diabetes is diabetes that develops during the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy in women who did not previously...
Gweneth B. Lazenby, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Gweneth B. Lazenby, M.D. She was awarded her M.D. by the Medical University of South Carolina. Completed her Residency...
In Vitro Fertilization
In Vitro Fertilization, or IVF, is a highly sophisticated technique used to assist infertile couples in achieving pregnancy, as described...
Infertility is a couple's inability to conceive a child. There are several causes and treatments for infertility as discussed...
Jessica Day, MSN, CNM Certified Nurse Midwife
Meet Jessica Day, MSN, CNM. Mrs.Day was awarded her MSN by the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her Specialties are...
Labor & Delivery At MUSC - Birth Plan FAQ's
Pregnant mom Meredith gets her birth plan questions answered by Karen Stephenson, Nurse Manager of Labor and Delivery at MUSC....
Labor and Delivery At MUSC- Day of Delivery
Pregnant mom Meredith is going on a tour of the newly Labor and Delivery unit at MUSC. She talks to...
Labor and Delivery At MUSC- Room Renovations and Tour
Tour the recently renovated Labor and Delivery area with pregnant mom Meredith. She talks to Nurse Manager Karen Stephenson about...
MUSC CenteringPregnancy Program
MUSC's CenteringPregnancy offers group sessions with a healthcare provider and co-facilitator that meet a total of ten times, for about...
MUSC's Advanced Fetal Care Center
Dr. Sinai Zyblewski, Director of Fetal Cardiology at MUSC Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Jill Mauldin, Medical Director of MUSC Health...
My Anatomy Ultrasound- 19 Weeks
Pregnant mom Meredith is 19 weeks along and getting ready to have her anatomy scan. The baby will be checked...
My First Trimester Screening
The first trimester screening is an optional test that pregnant women can have between weeks 11 and 13 to detect...
My Glucose Screening - Testing for Gestational Diabetes
Meredith is 24 weeks pregnant and getting ready to have her glucose tolerance test. Meredith's OB/GYN, Dr. Margaret Villers talks...
Natural Birth After C-Section- Katie's VBAC Story
Katie's first birth experience with is not what she had hoped for. Though her son was born healthy by c-section,...
Neonatology Specialists at MUSC Children’s Hospital Improve Outcomes
It takes a state to save a critically ill newborn. MUSC Children's Hospital neonatologists and other providers collaborate with their...
In the condition known as placenta abruptio, the placenta separates from the uterus prematurely. This video animation discusses the...
Prenatal Heart Circulation Animation
This video illustrates how a fetus's heart functions before and after birth.
Preparing For Birth During Final Weeks Of Pregnancy
Meredith is 37 weeks pregnant and getting ready to deliver her baby boy any day now. She and her husband...
An ultrasound is a procedure that allows a physician to examine internal anatomy through the use of high-frequency sound waves...
Ultrasound Growth Scan- 29 Weeks
Meredith is now 29 weeks pregnant, and her OB/GYN is concerned that her belly is not measuring as big as...
Why We Delivered Our Babies At MUSC - Expertise
Employees of MUSC discuss the expertise at MUSC Women's Health and why they chose to deliver their babies here, instead...
Why We Delivered Our Babies At MUSC- Team Approach
Employees of MUSC discuss why they chose to deliver their babies at MUSC Women's Health, including the great care they...
Pirfenidone and Nintedanib: Tips for Treating Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Dr. Timothy Whelan, Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program from the Medical University of South Carolina, provides advice for...
William R. Bigelow, M.D. Physician Profile
Dr. William R. Bigelow is an internal medicine physician with a focus on primary care. His clinical interests are diabetes,...
Thomas K Koch, M.D. Physician Profile
Dr. Thomas K. Koch, Division Chief for Pediatric Neurology at MUSC Children’s Hospital, is a pediatric neurologist. His clinical interests...
Elizabeth Mack, M.D., MS, Physician Profile
Dr. Elizabeth Mack was awarded her M.D. by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. She completed her Residency...
Michele R Hutchison, M.D., Ph.D. Physician Profile
Dr. Hutchison was awarded her M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She completed...
Meryle J Eklund M.D., Physician Profile
Meet Meryle Eklund M.D., Dr. Eklund is Board Certified Pediatric Radiologist, she was awarded her M.D by Tulane University School...
Karolinne M Rocha, M.D., Ph.D. Physician Profile
Dr. Rocha received her medical degree from State University of Londrina in Paraná, Brazil in 2002. After obtaining her MD,...
David G Clark, M.D. Physician Profile
Dr. David Clark attended medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, and completed his Neurology residency training...
Total Hip Replacement at MUSC Health
Local farrier Peter Drake chose MUSC Health when he needed a total hip replacement. After nearly 40 years of taking...
MUSC Hollings Cancer Center
The MUSC Hollings Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in South Carolina and one of fewer...
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