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Ahma Need a Minute Highlights | Ep 21. Expert Series: Labor and Delivery Experiences Through the Years with Dr. Sonya Ye, OB/GYN

October 18, 2023
Ahma & Co Team

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In this episode, Dr. Sonya Ye is back to hear from parents across generations who share their preparation and experiences for child birth. Sonya shares tools, resources and her perspective of the labor and delivery experience from a doctor’s point of view. The episode highlights things parents may not know about in going into labor and giving birth at a hospital.

Episode Timestamps:

  • 5:49 - Prenatal classes suggested to prepare for the big day.
  • 8:00 - Importance of credible resources in gaining birth knowledge. The positives and downfalls of TikTok education.
  • 18:47 - The big (delivery) day. Parents share what happened on their big day going into labor.
  • 27:35 - Sonya gives us a rundown of how a birth experience might go. From noticing the early stages of labor, cervical ripening, to dilating and contracting.
  • 35:00 - Details of induction and augmentation. Moving labor along.
  • 49:40 - Sonya’s advice on advocating for yourself in the medical space.

Overwhelmed with information? Here are some good resources for information about labor and delivery.

Expert Websites:

Mobile Apps:


Additional Podcasts:

Please remember to reach out to your OB/GYN or midwife with questions. They can also provide more resources specific to your concerns.

Ahma & Co Team

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