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.
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.
All mothers are capable of breastfeeding exclusively for up to six months. Breast milk provides anti-bodies that help prevent against infection. Milk production will increase in up to three days after delivery, It is important that the baby is put to the breast within the first twelve hours, the suckling of the baby will help in the release of hormones which help with the lactation process. Correct positioning and attachment will prevent damage to the nipples. By following what your baby want...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Breastfeeding comfort varies due to subtle nuances in technique. This video shows how to find a comfortable position for a baby to latch on while breastfeeding to make the experience more pleasant for the mother.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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!
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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 ...
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.
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!
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.
You’d like to be strong and supportive for your wife in the delivery room… if only your knees would stop knocking. Keep both of you from freaking out with these tricks. Watch this video to learn how to stay calm when your wife is in labor.
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.
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.
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.
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!
If you have discomfort in the lower back and buttocks, then the pigeon pose is for you! Learn how to release that tension by folding into a comforting pigeon pose.
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.
Some mothers have hyperlactation meaning an overabundance of breast milk. This causes milk to spray or leak out of the breast during breastfeeding which causes some babies to choke or gag on the first spray of milk. This maternity how-to video gives a few tips on preventing this.
During pregnancy, your belly usually isn't the only part of your body that grows. Learn why feet, ankles, and legs swell during pregnancy, and learn ways to reduce and alleviate this swelling.
Another way to track your ovulation cycle is with a fertility microscope. A fertility microscope allows women to identify their most fertile days by testing and viewing the visual changes that take place in saliva throughout the monthly cycle. This method is reliable and effective, and can greatly increase your chances of getting pregnant. All this requires is saliva, so it is not invasive and doesn't use needles. So, check out this tutorial for advice and instructions on how to use one of th...
Pregnancy massage may reduce stress, decrease swelling in arms and legs, and relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints. Pregnancy massage is becoming increasingly popular with mothers-to-be. You might have heard of it before, but may not know what it involves or who to go to. So if you're a mother-to-be or know one, certified pregnancy massage therapist Sue Hare is going to show us what pregnancy massage is really like. Remember pregnancy massage and differs from regular massage, watch th...
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.
Pregnancy indigestion is easily remedied through modifications in diet, eating routine, sleeping habits, and dress.
You just found out you are pregnant and you are anxious to calculate your due date. Learn how to calculate your due date even before going to see your doctor by watching this maternity how-to video. Keep in mind that most pregnancies last about forty weeks.
Learning the basics about your body during pregnancy can help you better understand the physical changes you'll experience over the next few months. Know about your body changes during pregnancy.
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!
Some new mothers worry that their babies aren't getting enough breast milk. One of the biggest myths is that bigger breast produce more milk. Watch this maternity how to video to learn how to determine if your baby is getting enough breast milk and how to increase your milk supply.
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.
Third trimester pregnancy symptoms like insomnia, heartburn, and frequent urination are in full swing. As you get ready for baby you may take a Lamaze class, buy a stroller, or finalize baby names. See what your baby is up to in month 9, in this video!