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DVD - Understanding Pregnancy

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DVD - Understanding Pregnancy

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Teach expectant parents how to keep themselves and their babies healthy as they take the remarkable journey through pregnancy. Presenting the latest research-based recommendations, Understanding Pregnancy models healthy habits and partner involvement, all while stressing the importance of good prenatal health. This DVD features all-new, stunning 3D animation that brings fetal development to life and will motivate moms to take good care of themselves throughout pregnancy.

Content Includes:

  • Fetal Development – overview of trimesters, changes to mom and baby in each trimester, 3D animation of fetal development
  • Medical Care – choosing a provider, routine appointments, ultrasounds, first trimester screening, glucose tolerance test, Group B strep test
  • Nutrition – extra calories, weight gain, healthy cooking and eating habits, USDA's “MyPlate," foods to limit or avoid, iron and folic acid, dental hygiene, prenatal vitamins, cravings, beverages, breastfeeding preparation
  • Exercise – guidelines, safe and unsafe activities, exercise, warning signs, Kegel exercises, exercise tips by trimester
  • Discomforts – nausea, constipation, heartburn, faintness, round ligament pain, backache, swelling, insomnia, leg cramps, Braxton-Hicks contractions, general pregnancy warning signs, preterm labor signs
  • Hazards – alcohol, smoking, illegal drugs, certain medications, X-rays, hot tubs/saunas/tanning beds, tattoos, environmental hazards
  • Emotions – common pregnancy stressors, stress-relief tips, support, body image, relationship tips, dads, domestic abuse

78 min, 2012. Bonus: 34-min. condensed version and 5-min. fetal development section

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SKU 3163DVD
Publisher No