Episode 6 : Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, & Exercise Counselling in Pregnancy

Episode Written by : Kyla Freeman, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed by : Virginia Clark, FP practicing rural and urban obstetrics Hosts : Kyla Freeman (FM-PGY2), Patricia Massel (FM-PGY2), Caitlin Blewett (MS4) Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In today’s episode we explore weight, diet, and exercise. We review the complications of BMIs outside ofContinue reading “Episode 6 : Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, & Exercise Counselling in Pregnancy”

Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy : Part 2

Episode Written by : Patricia Massel Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed by : Dr. Maggie Watt (GP) & Dr. Milena Semproni (ID) Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, & Caitlin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In episode one we covered urine cultures, rubella, varicella, chlamydia, and gonorrhoea. Today we tackle HIV, Hepatitis B,Continue reading “Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy : Part 2”

Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy: Part 1

Episode Written By : Patricia Massel, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed By : Dr. Maggie Watt (GP) & Dr. Milena Semproni (ID) Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In the first of this two-part episode we will review some of the basic infectious disease screening tests inContinue reading “Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy: Part 1”

MFM – Lite

Hypertension, Preeclampsia, Birth Intervals after C-Section, Prior Preterm Birth, & Pre-existing Thyroid Disease Episode Written By : Kyla Freeman, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed By : Dr. Megan Cuthbertson Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Catilin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In this episode we hope to provide a brief overview of aContinue reading “MFM – Lite”

Newborn Sleep

Episode written by : Caitlin Blewett (MSI 4), with input from Helen van der Kooy (senior MSI) Episode reviewed by: Dr. Breagh Phipps (Paediatrician) Hosts: Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett In this episode we review some of the common questions around newborn sleep, safe sleep, and sleep training. An area mired with opinions, weContinue reading “Newborn Sleep”

Low Risk Obstetrics – Postpartum Hemorrhage

Written by: Dr. Kyla Freeman (Family Medicine Resident, PGY1) Expert reviewed by: Dr. Nicole Ebert (OSS trained rural Family Doctor) Hosts: Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett The goal of this episode is to review the key risk factors and management steps for postpartum hemorrhage. We will cover the basics that all maternity care providersContinue reading “Low Risk Obstetrics – Postpartum Hemorrhage”

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