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.
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