As a TV journalist I was trained and conditioned to keep my emotions in check while covering tragedies like murders, fatal fires and natural disasters. For years, I did a pretty good job of that. I wasn’t cold and emotionless. But if a story made me upset I could usually put my feelings aside until […]
According to ABC News, Meritus Medical Center in Maryland will no longer allow delivery room pictures or videos until five minutes after the birth. Critics say it’s because the hospital features the photographic evidence could be used in a lawsuit. Some parents are upset because they’ll miss their child’s first few moments of life.
Here’s the flip side.
KSDK-TV reports that thanks to Skype and a laptop webcam an Airman based in Afghanistan got to see his wife deliver their son in an operating room in Missouri.
Feel free to comment on where you stand.
Do webcams and cameras belong in the delivery room? Are they a distraction to the medical staff?
This report came just as I was questioning whether A.J. weighed enough. He’s just two months away from his first birthday. That’s when medical experts say is around the time babies should triple their birth weight. Based on those calculations, he needs to gain about six pounds before March 15th. I’m not sure if that […]
Joyce Brewer of MommyTalkShow.com talks about her parenting resolutions for 2011 and how to keep your goals in check. She also recommends supporting new moms in 2011 by volunteering to babysit.
A Mommy Talk Show Facebook fan recently asked for some potty training advice. She posted: “if you find any good videos about potty training… specifically getting them to poop on the pot…. Please let me know!!!!” So I did some digging. Since my son isn’t of potty training age yet (look for an update below), […]