Pregnancy & Childbirth

If you are having a baby or are thinking about having a baby, the Childbirth page on PatientsLearn is the place for you. We will go over items that you need to know in your journey. These range from the UAMS Childbirth course to Breastfeeding and Cord Blood Banking. Please review the courses below to get ready for this next step in your life.


sunset shadow figures of woman holding hands with 2 childrenAdoption

In this module we learn about adoption. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

 

nurse explaining with phrase "Breastfeeding 101"Breastfeeding 101

In this module we learn the benefits of breastfeeding, how to breastfeed, & breast anatomy. We look at feeding, a schedule, & frequency. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

couple riding in van with phrase "car seat safety" "keep your baby safe in a vehicle" Car Seat Safety

In this module we learn about car seat safety. CLICK HERE to continue.

 

microscopic blood cells flowing through veinCord Blood

In this module we learn about cord blood after the birth of your baby. We learn about cord blood cells, banking options, & diversity issues. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

faceless support group holding hands with member that has a faceDealing with Grief

In this module we learn about ways of dealing with grief after the loss of a baby. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

 

stacks of baby diapersDiaper Rash

In this module we learn what to do when your baby has a diaper rash. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

 

ultrasound of a baby Fetal Diagnosis & Management in Arkansas

In this module we learn about fetal diagnosis & management. We will learn common conditions, team members, & go through a “sample” patient visit. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

pregnant woman holding sign with phrase "folic acid"Folic Acid and Pregnancy

In this module we learn about folic acid & pregnancy. We will look at what folic acid is, foods that contain folic acid, & vitamins. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

formula for bottle feeding at homeFormula Prep for Bottle Feeding

In this module we learn about preparing formula for bottle feeding at home. We learn about cleaning, sterilizing, storing formula. CLICK HERE to get started.

 

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Gestational Diabetes Overview

This module is an overview of Gestational Diabetes. We look at gestational diabetes, risk factors, & steps to take after the pregnancy. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

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Gestational Diabetes: Mgmt. in Pregnancy

In this module we learn about ways to manage Gestational Diabetes. We learn about proteins, carbohydrates, fats & meal planning. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

woman with headache lying in bed with hand over pregnant stomachKick Count

In this module we learn about kick counts when you are pregnant. We will learn how to do a kick count & why it is important. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

UAMS Medical Center front entranceLabor & Delivery Tour

This is a virtual tour of UAMS Labor & Delivery. We show how to get to the hospital, a UAMS labor & delivery room, & postpartum room. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

pink lace covered basket with a bag of baby formula in itLactation after a Loss

In this module we look at ways to cope with lactation after the a loss of a baby. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

 

closeup of woman holding small heart with fingerLoss of a Baby

In this module we learn about grief after the loss of a baby. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

Man and woman holding a babyPost Delivery Warning Signs

In this module we learn about post delivery warning signs after the birth of your baby. We learn about a blood clot, blood pressure, & signs of an infection. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

Preparing for Birth

In this module we learn how to prepare for birth. We look at baby development, body changes, nutrition, warning signs, & preterm labor.  CLICK HERE to begin.

 

closeup of couple with hands over pregnant stomachPregnancy & Sickle Cell Disease

In this module we learn about pregnancy with Sickle Cell Disease. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

 

chart with the word diabetesPreventing Type 2 Diabetes

In this module we look at ways to prevent Type 2 Diabetes by weight loss & a healthy diet. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

 

couple getting an ultrasoundReproductive Genetics Program in Arkansas

In this module we learn about the Arkansas Reproductive Genetics Program & why you are visiting. We will go through a “sample” visit. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

Safe Sleep

In this module we learn about safe sleep practices for a newborn baby. We look at crib safety, creating a safe sleep space, & safe sleep practices.  CLICK HERE to begin.

 

family standing in front of house with phrase "sibling class"Sibling Class

This module will teach children how to be a big brother or sister. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

woman sitting in bed with phrase "sleep during pregnancy"Sleep in Pregnancy

In this module you will learn about sleep during the 3rd trimester of your pregnancy. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

close-up of a mother consoling her crying daughter with phrase "what to do when a baby cries"When a Baby Cries

In this module we learn about the period of PURPLE crying & what to do when a baby cries. CLICK HERE to begin.

 

 

Freeway Medical buildingWelcome to the UAMS Women’s Clinic

In this module we look at the UAMS Women’s Clinic & learn about what happens at appointments, labor & delivery, & the team approach. CLICK HERE to begin.