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...
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.
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...
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.
How many women have heard "You can't do that here!" when trying to nurse in a public place? Parents TV's Anne Ebeling explores the issue of public breastfeeding from etiquette to laws that protect nursing mothers.
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.
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.
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 ...
There are signs you're having a baby even before you miss a period. You Will Need: * A knowledge of physical symptoms
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.
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.
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, ...
So you've decided that it's the right time for a baby. In this video, Lisa Gibbons talks about how to increase your chances of conception. She explains that knowing your menstrual cycle is key to understanding when you might ovulate. You can also check your basil body temperature and she explains the steps to track this month to month. Ovulation prediction kits are also available over the counter and she explains how to use them to increase your chances. The last thing that she covers is how ...
In this video from modernmom we learn about doing abdominal exercises when pregnant. These exercises prevent lower back pain during pregnancy and when you're ready to push the baby out makes it a bit easier. On a mat, place sit balanced with your butt on the mat and place your hands behind you. Stick your leg straight out. Pull it in and crunch and lean back. 10-15 on each leg is good. This is all done sitting. Think about pulling your belly button in. Next is double leg pulls. This is a bit ...
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.
Even before getting pregnant, you can make some lifestyle changes to ensure a healthy baby and increase your chances of conception. If you've got pregnancy on your mind, here are our preconception primers!
It's the end of your first trimester, so your baby has graduated to full-fledged fetus status. You still probably have early pregnancy symptoms like morning sickness, and you may have developed a baby bump. Learn about month 3 of pregnancy in this video!
If you're breastfeeding and suffer from painful stabbing sensations in your chest area and back you could have nipple vasospasms. This maternity how-to video explains the symptoms of nipple vasospasms and how to look for them.
If you are one of thousands of teens that gets pregnant, you will need to find a way to break the news to your parents. Telling your parents your pregnant when your a teenager is one of the hardest parts of a teenage pregnancy. This maternity how-to video gives you a few tips on ways to handle the announcement to your parents.
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.
820,000 teenagers become pregnant each year in America alone. If you’re one of them, you’ll need to figure out how to tell your parents. Watch this video to learn a few pointers on letting your parents know the truth.
I am writing this to first pregnant moms. I am 25 weeks along and I have some advice as to getting through an uncomfortable pregnancy.
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...
Getting pregnant is one of the most joyous times of many women's lives, but carrying an eight pound baby doesn't come without its share of wear and tear on your body. Your feet go up half a size to one size, you swell up all over, and stretch marks usually set in wherever your skin is overstretched.
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!
An ultrasound is the first photograph of your baby, but sometimes it can be difficult to understand. This video shows you what an ultrasound is, how you can interpret the photgraph and what you can expect when you go in for yours.
Flexion exercises are a popular method to flatten a stomach after pregnancy. But always make sure that you give your body time to heal after becoming a new mother. Avoid these Flexion exercises until you're sure that your body has returned to normal.
Looking for a quick overview of how your diet effects the composition of your breast milk? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
Always talk to your doctor before staring an exercise regimen, especially when you are pregnant! Rather than getting into better shape, the goal for a pregnancy workout should be maintaining muscle strength. This video lists several good tips for pregnant women to still exercise while expecting.
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.
Some pregnant women may develop high blood pressure during pregnancy, and strong indicators are being overweight, being a smoker, having diabetes or a familiy history of gestational hypertension. This video shows you how to identify the symptoms and treatments of gestational hypertension.
Congratulations! Your baby has arrived... but now what do you do with all your old maternity clothes? If you're still planning on more children, keep them! But if you're done with children, here are a few ideas on what to do with your maternity clothes.
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, 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 ...
Just getting the pretty boy genes shouldn't be the only thing you go for. When going for artificial insemination, there's also plenty of rules that you may not be aware of. In this video you'll learn about how the process works to a degree, and what sort of legal actions you should take in the process.
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...
In this tutorial, Joel Harper teaches us how to work out during your second trimester. You will need a couple of hand weights and a sturdy chair to do this work out. Start off by marching with the weights and then lift your arms into the air with 15 counts each. Do a slight lunge while you are doing these arm raises. Next, sit in the chair and list the weights up in the front and on the side. Now, move your chair and place your feet apart, then look behind you as you open your chest up. To fi...
In this clip, Nathan will tell you all about donating sperm. If you would like to give the gift of a child to a woman in need and would like to learn how to donate, check out this tutorial. You will get a rundown of what the process is like as well as how often you can donate and what the compensation and timing is like.
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...
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.