This is your one-stop program to help teens navigate life from the first signs of pregnancy through birth, diapers, and finishing school. Created specifically to hold the attention of young adults, this series uses an encouraging, real-world approach to show teens how to succeed as young parents. Series of 3 DVDs with Discussion Guide. Closed captioned. Also available in Spanish. 32 min. ea.
Volume 1: Pregnancy
Prenatal Care & Nutrition – telling someone you’re pregnant, prenatal visits, nutrition, weight gain, warning signs
Protecting Your Baby – avoiding harmful substances
Physical & Emotional Changes – exercise, dental health, sleep, premature labor signs, emotional changes, relationship abuse
Getting Support – friends and family, staying in school, alternative education options
Volume 2: Labor & Birth
Anatomy & Birth – 3D anatomy of a pregnancy, labor signs, labor support, positions for labor, natural labor techniques
Medical Procedures – induction, analgesics, epidural, amniotomy, Pitocin, cesarean
Newborns – appearance, skin-to-skin contact, rooming-in, colostrum, lactation support
Volume 3: Postpartum
Physical Recovery & Postpartum Emotions – healing process, signs of infection, nutrition, rest, exercise, baby blues, signs of postpartum depression
Baby Care & Behaviors – well-baby visits, feeding, sleeping, crying, bathing, diapering, when to call the doctor, SIDS, second-hand smoke, abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome), newborn senses
Relationships & Parenting – establishing paternity, co-parenting, birth control, positive relationships, living situations, friend and family support, finishing school, childcare options.