Most new mothers are concerned about having sex while breastfeeding. Learn all about the affects of breastfeeding and sex as well as tips on how to prevent leaky breasts during sex. All you have to do is watch this maternity how to video.
Breastfeeding is beneficial for both you and your baby. However, breastfeeding can give you sore nipples. If you are breastfeeding, get great tips on how to soothe those sore nipples. Just watch this maternity how-to video.
This video tutorial shows you how to use a long wrap product to dress yourself while creating a secure carrier for your baby. The long wrap is brought forward from back to front and round your belly button, criss-crossed over your back and brought forward and criss-crossed once more, then tied. The two criss-crosses (in the shape of an X) help hold the babies legs, as the pass through the criss-crosses and support the baby. You should then try to bring the fabric down as far as possible to su...
A pregnant woman's feet tend to be one thing you can always count on to ache. In this video, learn how to give a great foot massage to a woman who's pregnant with help from licensed massage therapist, Willow Hajicek. When giving a foot massage during pregnancy, one should use some reflexology, as well as lymphatic, techniques to loosen up the muscles and reduce the swelling that occurs during a soon to be mother's second and third trimesters. Learn in this video how to administer a great food...
During month 5 of your pregnancy, a sonogram can tell you if you're having a boy or girl! You may be eating everything in sight - but that's normal. You're now at the midpoint of your second trimester - 20 weeks pregnant!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a nursing cover to breastfeed a baby. This process is very easy, fast and simple to do. It allows the mother to have more privacy when feeding her baby, without having to wear any special nursing clothes or go to somewhere private. The nursing cover simply goes over the mother's head like a apron. People everywhere will not be able to see the mothers nursing, but she can still see everything as she looks down. This video will benefit those view...
This video details the use of lavender essential oil to help get rid of eye mucus and eyes and. Gently measure out a small measure of lavender oil into your hand and use your fingertips to gently apply the lavender oil to the cheeks and carefully to the edge of the eye socket and the bridge of the nose. The presenter cautions that you must never get the oil into the baby's eyes. According to the video if you use lavender oil in this manner it should get rid of the eye mucus from around the ba...
Women get their tubes tied (Tubal Ligation) because they don't want any more children, but what if you change your mind and want to conceive? Learn how Tubal Ligation Reversal can help you successfully become pregnant after getting your tubes tied with this maternity how-to video.
The third trimester is here! Pregnancy weeks 29 to 32 may bring heartburn, Braxton-Hicks contractions, and the return of morning sickness. Your baby now has all 5 senses, and each baby kick is stronger than the last one. Watch to learn about month 8!
As Sarah Martin testifies to, breastfeeding can be difficult. Despite receiving lots of advice, after five unsuccessful days she decided she would not be able to breastfeed her son. Dr. Su Laurent suggests giving it two weeks before giving up on breastfeeding while making it clear that there is nothing wrong with bottle feeding. The breast bottle is introduced as a great alternative to mothers who want to breastfeed but cannot get the baby to latch. This bottle makes the baby work to get the ...
Babies naturally drink milk from their mother's breasts, but how much milk they intake is a more greyish area. While some babies latch on to that nipple and make big slurps in very little time, other babies are very reluctant and slow at sucking, so the process may take longer.
Need to get back to work after having our baby? If you're going back to work and still breastfeeding learn what your options are for breastfeeding in the workplace. Watch this how to video to get more maternity tips.
Proper breast feeding position is necessary for the baby to be able to latch on properly during nursing. Nursing mothers are recommended to watch this video to learn three efficient breastfeeding positions.
Looking to find out the sex of your baby? Find out the clinical methods to do so and some just-for-fun old wives tales you can try at home to find out if you're having a girl or boy!
Newly pregnant couples have yet another thing to worry about - how the pregnancy and subsequent child might affect their sex life. In most cases, it's perfectly safe to have sex - and pregnancy may even help improve sex between the couple!
If you're looking to increase the odds of pregnancy or are just looking to understand your body better, you will need to be able to understand when you're ovulating. In this video you will get basic tips and signs of when you're ovulating and how to identify some of the symptoms.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to put on a Baboosh. Baboosh is a wrap that is made out of nylon and neoprene, which promotes intense sweating to help lose fat quickly from the waist. It is typically for women who have been pregnant. Make sure that the wrap is against your skin and never over your clothes. You want to make it low as possible. Line up the seams against your back. Stretch it and make it fit comfortably. This video will benefit those viewers who have a Baboosh product ...
Is it that time? Time to wean your baby or toddler from the breast? In this tutorial, learn how to button your shirt for good with the help of these steps.
How to massage a baby's teething gums in four easy steps. Use the pad of your fingers to rub in a circular motion all along the gum line. You can do this both inside and outside the mouth. When you do it inside the mouth, use the pad of your finger and just rub it all over the gum. Rub the baby's gum back and forth. Rub the bottom gum, front of the gum and the top of the gum. Just rub all around the gum and you might also feel if there's a teeth coming out.
The days of asking, "Am I Pregnant?" are over. The pregnancy test was positive. You're 1 month pregnant and you may even have some early pregnancy symptoms. Watch this video to see what your baby is up to in month one and your first trimester.
Pilates is a great way to start exercising after a C-section and to regain your core strength back. First lay on your back and do a pelvic tilt. Start off with five to ten of these pelvic tilts but be sure to make your way up to twenty. Make sure your belly button is pulled into your spine. The second exercise is the pelvic tilt that goes up into a bridge. Press into your heals to lift your pelvis off of the ground. Do the same amount of reps. The third exercise is the modified crunch. Place ...
Homemade baby food is a great, natural way to keep your baby healthy and happy. Learn how to make your own baby food, including vegetable puree, fruit puree, baby cereal and more, in this free series of baby food video recipes. Make homemade baby food with these recipes - Part 1 of 14.
Pregnancy can take a typically fit body and throw it for a loop. Your body will change so dramatically during those nine months that you may be left with stretch marks, extra fat and sagging skin. So, after you've had that beautiful baby, why not check out this tutorial? In it, you will get tips from expert physical trainer, Kathy Kaehler. Kathy has three children and knows everything there is to know about toning a post-pregnancy body. Kathy is also an author and celebrity personal trainer, ...
Are you suspecting you may be pregnant? How can you know for sure? Well, a simple home pregnancy test can change your life as you know it. Watch this how to video to learn some of the symptoms of pregnancy and how to take a home pregnancy test.
During month two, you'll see early signs of pregnancy. You're more than halfway through the first trimester and even if you haven't taken a pregnancy test, you may be experiencing morning sickness. This month, you'll also have your first ultrasound.
Your second trimester is almost done by month 6, and big changes are taking place. Your baby has probably broken the one pound mark and you may also have started to notice some changes to your skin, like stretch marks. Watch this pregnancy video for more!
Belly casts are the new keepsake for pregnant women that last and display well; learn how to cast a pregnant belly in this free video series on body molding tips.
Breastfeeding is usually the best way for a mother to feed her baby, but it is not always convenient. Learn how to breastfeed in public with tips from a lactation educator in this free parenting video series on nursing babies.
Learn how to nurse your baby in public, what clothes are best for breast feeding and where the best breast feeding locations are in this free video series that will calm your fears of breast feeding in public or going against common etiquette.
Just because you're pregnant, doesn't mean you still can't exercise! Pilates is a great method of conditioning the body during a pregnancy. Common Pilates exercises for pregnant women include pelvic tilts and other adduction exercises, which strengthen abdominal muscles. Get some great advice from Pilates expert, Ann Arnoult, in this video.
Always make sure to check with your doctor before implementing any medical advice! Labor can take awhile, and sometimes, exercise can help labor progress and alleviate the pain. It also can open up the pelvis, which leads to an easier delivery as well. This tutorial gives expectant mothers are few useful labor exercises.
In this video, we learn how to workout post pregnancy with Joel Harper. To do this, you will need a yoga mat and hand weights. Start out doing basic breathing, then start to do basic stretches. Continue on to do different exercises with your hand weights. Some of these exercises include getting on all fours while lifting the weights and raising your legs in the air while you are doing crunches. After several minutes of the cardio exercises, start to cool off by doing additional stretching exe...
To feed twins, you are going to need a couch (loveseat preferred), a breastfeeding pillow, and two towels. Take baby one and put them against the arm of the couch with their head against the back of the couch. Next, take the other baby and do the same but on the opposite side. Now wrap your pillow around your waist and fasten it if it has straps. Pick up the first baby and place them on the top of the pillow on one of the sides with their head under one of the breasts. Wedge them in by using ...
Pregnancy weeks 25 to 28 mark the end of the second trimester, and the beginning of the third trimester. During month 7, your baby will be able to hear sounds and may start dreaming, but you may experience discomfort from hemorrhoids or sciatica.
This is an excellent video, by the wonderful Dr Jack Newman, showing a classic cross-cradle hold, and a baby latching well. The important part of this video is what's happening at the mouth/nipple exchange. Learn tips for how to breastfeed a baby properly and comfortably.
In this tutorial, we learn how to wear a baby Bjorn for dads. First, you will want to take it out of the body and put the straps together. After this, you will place the straps around your shoulders so that the back brace is on the back. The ouch for the baby will be at the front. From here, you will strap on the pouch for the baby by clipping it into the bottom of the shoulder straps. Then, pull the straps so that the entire thing fits securely. When finished, you will be wearing this and ta...
In this video, we learn the basics of breastfeeding and how to do it. Breastfeeding is natural and it helps connect the mom to her baby and give proper nutrition to the baby during the most critical months of their life. You will first need to start a technique of hot to breastfeed the baby and what works best for you. You may need to have a midwife help guide you or a counselor to help you learn how to breastfeed properly. You want to position your baby so their head properly hits the right ...
Want to maintain strong abs during your pregnancy? You've come to the right place. This free maternity fitness guide demonstrates a simple standing exercise routine that will strengthen your abdominal muscles without putting pressure on your vena cava. Learn how to keep your abs strong during pregnancy with this video exercise lessson.
Increased blood supply and a growing belly contribute to pregnancy itch. Take these steps to reduce the itch and gain some calm.
Boost your odds of having a baby with these 10 tested tips. Learn how to increase your chances of getting pregnant with this informative video.