Common Post-Natal Issues

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Normal Characteristics of Newborns
It's natural as a new parent to be worried or concerned about some aspects of your newborn's physical appearance. This video Normal Characteristics of Newborn Babies aims to look at…
Breastfeeding Basics
Breastfeeding Basics recognises that breastfeeding doesn't always come naturally and is often a learned skill. This video will highlight the health benefits of breastfeeding, aims to simplify position and attachment…
Early Post-Natal Exercises
The benefits of early post-natal exercise are well known and despite the demands of your newborn and often poor motivation, it is important to try and do some form of…
Becoming a Dad
Becoming a Dad recognises that while becoming a dad can be very exciting, it can also raise many issues and concerns, including how best to bond with your baby. This…
Jaundice in Newborn Babies
Physiological jaundice occurs in over 60% of newborns and can easily be treated. This video Jaundice in Newborn Babies discusses exactly what jaundice is, what can cause it, how we…
Sleep & Settling In Newborns
Sleep & Settling in Newborn Babies recognises how distressing and upsetting a crying and unsettled baby can be for parents. This video explains the possible causes of crying and the…
Changing a Nappy, Bathing and Wrapping a Newborn Baby
Changing a Nappy, Bathing and Wrapping a Newborn Baby recognises the enormous challenge of becoming a parent for the first time. Even 'simple' tasks such as changing a disposable nappy,…

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Bringing a little one into your home is a life-changing and sometimes overwhelming experience, which is not always easy to navigate. This "Speaking from Experience" program features interviews with parents of children of all ages describing their experiences parenting their children from birth to 12 months old. They share the…
Biological Nurturing: Laid-Back Breastfeeding for Mothers
For mothers, lactation consultants, nurses, midwives, childbirth educators, WIC breastfeeding counselors, and others who work with breastfeeding mothers. This 28-minute DVD introduces laid-back positions that help mothers breastfeed in greater comfort and enjoy their babies more. In the past, postpartum mothers were instructed to breastfeed lying on their side or…
Baby-Led Breastfeeding…The Mother-Baby Dance
In Baby-Led Breastfeeding, we see mothers learning to breastfeed naturally?by letting their babies show them how. Like kittens and puppies, human babies are already hardwired to seek out and find the breast. In this video we see just how babies can do it?when we get out of the babies' way.…
Prenatal and Early Childhood Nutrition
When women are pregnant or breastfeeding, they have special nutritional needs. Registered Dietitian Melissa Halas-Liang explains the nutritional considerations for women and their new babies during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, including:
  • Nutrients and extra calories
  • Foods to be avoided and food safety practices
  • Favorite…
Newborn Development: Beginnings of Life
Within the first few minutes of life, children start adapting to their new environment. In this program, we show how professionals use the Apgar test to assess a newborn's health and the significance of the first interaction between parent and newborn. We then follow the many physical, cognitive, and social…
Go To Bed Kids & Sleep
The trip from the womb to the world is the longest, most traumatic journey a human will ever take. One result is to send newborns into months of what is much like severe jet lag. Their first sleeping patterns are nearly random. They need to learn night from day and…
From Conception To Baby: Beginnings of Life
Creating a brand new person requires a complex biological process featuring a cast of microscopic characters. Viewers learn about fertilization and how chromosomes determine the gender and physical attributes of a baby. We show how a single cell develops into an embryo and follow the rapidly changing stages of fetal…
Baby Crazy
Being a parent is one of humanity's most demanding and rewarding experiences--a mixture of infatuation, mad passion, fear, fun, guilt and enduring love. This entertaining documentary looks at four young couples who share their intimate experiences of parenting in rare moments on home video recordings and frank interviews. Narrated by…
Born to Talk: Communication in the First 3 Months
Understanding babies' subtle communications during the first three months can be quite a challenge for parents and practitioners alike. Born to Talk follows 3 babies as they develop and will guide you in how to interpret non-verbal gestures. It will show you clear and delightful examples of how to engage…
Twice Born: Stories from the Special Delivery Unit - Part 2
Part of the Series: Twice Born
This episode revisits the dramatic story of Lesly and her newborn baby Lilly, as the doctors remove the remainder of the child's tumor. Meanwhile, when their unborn twins are diagnosed with Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome, Tina and Brion make an urgent visit to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The realities of…
Twice Born: Stories from the Special Delivery Unit - Part 1
Part of the Series: Twice Born
The premiere episode sets the stage for the intense and emotional stories to come. Dr. Scott Adzick, Surgeon-in-Chief at the elite Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and a pioneer of fetal surgery, explains his own conviction: if you can get to babies earlier,…
Twice Born - Stories from the Special Delivery Unit
PBS
Step inside the groundbreaking medical frontier that is fetal surgery with Twice Born, a gripping PBS mini-series that takes an intimate, inside look at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where rare surgeries are done on babies still inside their mothers' wombs. With exclusive access to…