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New Video: Fetal Kick Counting Method Decreases Stillbirths

 

Thomas Moore, MD, Chairman of the Department of Reproductive Medicine at UC San Diego Health, talks about the importance of doing fetal kick counting and the method that has been shown to decrease stillbirths. It's a simple count — 10 kicks in 60 minutes or less — that could save your unborn child's life. Learn more and listen to him explain the proper way to conduct a fetal kick counting session with a patient. You can also download a fetal kick counting card.

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7/27/2016
The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently estimated at 1.3 million, this demographic is expected to quadruple by 2050. A new ...
6/30/2016
In this month’s Corner Clinic, our experts talk about why contestants from a television weight loss show regain the pounds, if women need to worry about toxic shock syndrome and if too much exercise c ...
6/9/2016
Progress in the fight against the Zika virus is being driven by researchers at UC san Diego Health.
5/19/2016
IBM's World Community Grid and scientists from Brazil, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have launc ...
5/10/2016
A new technology in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UC San Diego Health is able to predict the risk of life-threatening infections up to 24 hours before they appear in severely premature or ...
5/6/2016
For the first time, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have determined one way Zika virus infection can damage developing brain cells. The study, published May 6 in C ...
4/29/2016
UC San Diego Health has one of the lowest C-section rates in San Diego County. Having one C-section doesn't mean you will need one with future pregnancies. Learn more about C-sections and vaginal birt ...
2/23/2016
A man has up to a 50 percent chance of battling postpartum depression if his wife is going through it. The Reproductive Mental Health Program treats moms and dads facing this condition with therapy an ...
2/1/2016
In a small pilot study, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai determined that a simple swab to transfer vaginal microbes fro ...
1/27/2016
In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health has joined 68 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in ...
1/5/2016
Before you can take care of your new baby, you need to take care of yourself and your unborn child. Here are 36 tips to help you do just that.
8/11/2015
Donald L. Durden, MD, PhD, pediatric researcher at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center has identified and developed a novel therapeutic target for neuroblas ...
5/25/2015
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have now identified six mRNA isoforms (bits of genetic material) produced by ovarian cancer cells but not ...
9/5/2014
To help get the word out that alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix, volunteers with the Southern California affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (SoCal NOFAS) are handing out “P ...
8/11/2014
During pregnancy, certain hormones trigger specialized mammary stem cells to create milk-producing cells essential to lactation. Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicin ...

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