Understanding Birth DVD, English 3rd Edition

ITEM: 48539


Perfect for group or one-on-one education, the third edition of this comprehensive DVD explores a variety of birth choices with relatable stories of different birth experiences. Covers pregnancy, labor, comfort techniques, medical procedures, newborns, and the postpartum period. Also presents an unmedicated birth story and cesarean birth. Grade 8–Adult. 146 minutes.

Great To Educate Expectant Parents, This Comprehensive DVD Covers A Full Range Of Teaching Points About Pregnancy, Labor, Birth, Newborns & Postpartum.

This comprehensive program follows families from pregnancy to the postpartum period. Contents Include:

  • Pregnancy—fetal development, emotions, anatomy, discomforts, nutrition, preterm labor, hazards, exercise

  • Labor—signs labor is near, onset, stages overview, early labor, active labor, transition, second stage, third and fourth stages

  • Brandy’s Birth Story—an unmedicated birth story that shows stages of labor, comfort techniques, and partner support

  • Comfort Techniques—support team, massage, visualization, vocalization, breathing, relaxation, hydrotherapy, labor positions, pushing techniques

  • Medical Procedures—birth plans, BRAIN acronym, induction, monitoring, analgesics, epidurals, augmentation, second stage interventions

  • Cesarean Birth—reasons for cesareans, risks, surgery preparation, anesthesia, surgery animation, breastfeeding, recovery

  • Newborns—appearance, procedures, first feeding, senses, crying, Abusive Head Trauma, sleep, SIDS safety

  • Postpartum—involution, lochia, perineum care, emotions (PPD), support, healthy habits, breastfeeding

Grade 8–Adult. 146 minutes. ©2015 [Closed Captioned]