30 Weeks of Pregnancy
Feeling overwhelmed by all the choices and advice from friends and relatives about your new baby? What to do? What to buy? The video by the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission includes safety advice for new and expectant parents on shopping for nursery products/equipment including cribs, play yards, high chairs and strollers. It also contains the latest updates on federal standards for these nursery products.
Learn some of the benefits of breastfeeding your newborn, how to properly hold her and attach her to your breast.
Watch this video to understand the benefit to mother, father and baby of bonding with your newborn baby through skin to skin contact.
Learn some effective strategies for managing the problems and stresses that new breastfeeding mothers often experience.
Once you reach your third trimester of pregnancy, it's time to start planning for your baby's birth. Whether you intend to go with conventional or natural childbirth, it's important to familiarize yourself with methods of pain management during labor and delivery. A class offered by your provider, hospital, or birth center can educate you about your options, as can instruction from a childbirth educator or a doula.