This video shows how to perform a pelvic exam of a pregnant woman in labor.
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Looking to make a pregnant belly cake for a baby shower (and have no qualms about eating a representation of a pregnant woman's belly)? With the proper tools and technique, it's easier than you might think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cake decorating lesson can pres ...more
Stay off the streets, lock your doors and grab your shotguns, because zombies are infecting the world over. Well… this Halloween season anyway. With the return of The Walking Dead to AMC a couple weeks ago and the subsequent renewal of a third season, it just goes to show that ...more
Watch this video to learn how to do kegel exercises for to prepare pregnant women for childbirth.
Unfortunately, baby showers tend to celebrate the baby, not the mom who's gone through morning sickness, nine months of gestation, and, soon, the most game-changing and painful experience of her life. Tell your mom-to-be she's appreciated by baking her a pregnant belly cake c ...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. Part 1 of 37 - How to Cast & mold a pregnant belly. Cast & mold a pregnant belly - Part 2 of 37. Click through to ...more
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. You Will Need: * A relaxation technique * Optimal body fat * Whole grains * Plant-based protein * Organic vegetables * Full-fat dair ...more
Pregnancy is a rough time on a woman's body. Everything hurts and you need to relax. Check out this tutorial and learn how to massage a mother-to-be and be her hero! Surprise your hubby with this relaxing massage and make her 9 months feel a little shorter.
This video shows you the benefits of the pilates workout for pregnant women.
There are signs you're having a baby even before you miss a period. You Will Need: * A knowledge of physical symptoms * A home pregnancy kit * Access to a clinic or doctor's office Step 1: Look for physical signs Pay attention to your body. Symptoms like fatigue, swollen or t ...more
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 ...more
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 s ...more
Pregnant women don't need to skip out on Halloween this year. Take a look at this tutorial on how to create a costume that takes advantage of your pregnancy and lets you head out to all the Halloween parties in your own costume. This specific example lets you create a soccer p ...more
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.
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 a ...more
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.
In this video, we learn how to photograph a pregnant mom. Try taking a shot of the woman outside, this will feature her stomach and show off the glow of her skin as well. Process it after you have taken the photo to edit it further. Drape a sheet around the woman as well, whic ...more
Listeria monocytogenes bacteria don't play fair. Healthy people can usually handle the food-borne infection, but the bacterial infection hits pregnant women, fetuses and cancer patients very hard. Interestingly, a new study found that other bacteria may help prevent Listeria i ...more
This how to video has great maternity tips for moms to be. Trying to sleep while you are pregnant can be difficult. Learn about sleeping comfortable while pregnant and what sleeping positions are safest for you and your baby.
After a brief reprieve, Zika fear is back with a vengeance as the US mosquito population booms. And we're just now seeing the true impact of this devastating virus, as babies of mothers infected with the virus are being born. About 10% of pregnant women confirmed as having be ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a gift basket of healthy stuff for a pregnant mom. First, go to Whole Foods Market, which carries everything that you need! First, think about what your mommy needs and what she is going to need after she has a baby! First, place in some ...more
Downward facing dog, or adho mukha svanasana, can help relieve the back and legs during pregnancy. Learn how to adjust the downward facing dog pose for prenatal yoga.
In these videos, you will learn some techniques for staying fit during the course of your pregnancy. You will see demonstrations of several exercises that you can perform from the first through the third trimester. You will learn how normal exercises such as the pushup, the sq ...more
This clip demonstrates a Pilates routine ideal for pregnant clientele, one which integrates both the upper and lower body. Whether you're toying with the idea of opening up your own rehabilitative Pilates studio or merely need some help tackling a certain pedagogical or admini ...more
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 ...more
Just relax to get pregnant? Could it really be that easy? The truth is that your fertility suffers when you are stressed, so if you are trying to get pregnant a little bit of relaxation can help fend off infertility and speed your path to pregnancy. Health Guru is a site that ...more
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 h ...more
Cindy Mastry explains how yoga exercises can help with the union between mother and child for a woman who is pregnant. The word yoga translates to "union." The first exercise demonstrated is the Hindi Squat. While working strength and balance, the woman holds herself in the pe ...more
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 exerci ...more
This video teaches how to tell your kids that you are pregnant with another one. Tell your kid about the baby in a very comfortable place and let them know how special they are to you. Always say our baby when you are talking about them with your kids. Boost them up by saying ...more
Liz Rodriguez demonstrates that to keep yourself fit when you are pregnant, you should do the following: squats, stretching lunge, and cat curls. These pre-natal workouts require a bench, footwear, and a mat. In addition to keeping you, these exercises can keep your baby healt ...more
Go to a car dealership dressed as a pregnant woman and ask to test drive a nice car. Once in the car start chatting with the car salesman and suddenly pretend to feel pain and start fake contractions. Pull over the car and start screaming. Make the salesman feel scared and wor ...more
If you experience nasty calf cramps during the night, then this prenatal yoga pose is for you. Learn how to do head-to-knee pose to relieve your tight muscles.
When to throw meat away is a common question, and one I often ask when faced with meat sitting in the fridge after a few days. With vegetables, you can usually tell on sight (or with this guide) when they're past due, but meat is not as simple. As long as meat is refrigerated ...more
Suspect that your bovine (bull, cow) is pregnant. Well, there's only one way to be sure. Put on a plastic glove and insert your hand into the rectum, with your fingers together. See how to find out if your cattle is pregnant with help of this video tutorial. Press down on the ...more
Forget all the drugs used to induce you into labor. Our nine and a half month pregnant host demonstrates how to do induce labor naturally and safely by massaging pressure points. She also offers great yoga poses to do on a Swiss ball to reduce lower back aches. You don't have ...more
The next time you're feeling tired and stressed out, pull down on your earlobes firmly for a few seconds, or apply firm pressure to the indentation on your nose bridge between your eyebrows using your thumb for several minutes while breathing deeply. Sometimes a little acupres ...more
Watch this video and learn to be happy with stretch marks and the appearance of your body. -It is normal to have stretch marks, 78% of women have stretch marks. -Stretch marks come from being pregnant, it is something you have to get use to and be happy with. -Learn to love a ...more
The herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cause devastating complications for infected newborns whose mothers have genital herpes. Understanding risk and research can help you, and your baby, when the time comes. In the US, about one out of six people aged 14 to 49 have genital herp ...more
The African Soft Fur Rat though new to the pet trade is a unique little rodent with unusual qualities. Not only is this little rat a great step up for people who feed reptiles it is virtually odorless and that is definately a plus for those who would like to have a pet rat or ...more
Halloween is a night to dress up as any character you'd like—but for women, that typically means wearing something skimpy or downright absurd. From "sexy" policewomen to nearly undressed fairy tale princesses, we're surrounded by costumes that leave little to the imagination. ...more
Foodborne infections often occur through the contamination of equipment, food-prep tools, and unsanitary surfaces. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds us that breast pump parts are part of the food-delivery chain — and they can bec ...more
Learn how to stop a cough with acupressure. The next time you're hacking up a lung, try stopping it with the ancient Chinese healing art acupressure. You Will Need * Two hands * Friend WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediately. Pregnant women should ...more
With summer just ahead, you, or your children, may be looking forward to some pool time or the water park. When planning water-based fun this year, keep a heads-up for microbes. Between the germs on the bodies of swimmers and fecal material in the water, the clean looks of th ...more
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!
For me, the smoky brilliance of a good barbecue can't be beat. The way the smoke flavor seems to permeate every part of the meat is, in my opinion, the closest thing we have to food magic. Throw a piece of meat in a smoker with some select wood choices, wait a few hours, and s ...more
An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Commonly used for aromatherapy purposes, essential oils can also be used to remove sticker gunk, make your room smell nice while vacuuming, concoct DIY toothpaste, deter rode ...more
Cookbook author, celebrity chef, television personality, and former White House nuclear policy analyst Ina Garten is familiar to many as the queen of foolproof cooking. Also known as the Barefoot Contessa, Ina hones in on techniques and tips that make time in the kitchen far l ...more
You're all kale-d out, you've had it up to here with golden milk, and you're on the prowl for the next superfood. Well, get ready for some unicellular goodness: the next superfood is an algae named Spirulina, also known as Blue Majik. (Kudos to the marketing exec that came up ...more
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 vi ...more
If you plan on being a veterinarian soon, maybe you'll want to check out these two video tutorials that check out the reproductive tract in mares with laparoscopy surgery. The first video shows you the laparoscopic view of open mare reproductive tract, and the second shows yo ...more
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! Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provi ...more
In this two-part tutorial, learn how to make a homemade, preservative-free refresher spray to set your makeup after application. Hosted by Koren of EnKoreMakeup, part one shows us what goes into making the mixture: Distilled water, glycerine, a tea bag, cucumber, rose water, a ...more
The best go-to method for reducing your risk of infection is to wash your hands. Next time you reach for the soap, here is some news you can use. For years, soaps and healthcare products touted their "antibacterial" properties. While soap was good, antibacterial soap had to b ...more
A quarter of all pregnant women deliver via cesarean section, yet most aren't prepared for it. Unless a c-section is needed for emergency reasons, the decision to undergo the procedure is a judgment call to be made by you and your doctor. Learn the risks and benefits of a cesa ...more
If you live with pets, you know where their tongue has been, yet you let them kiss and lick you all they want without even thinking twice about it. I've heard people say that a dog's mouth is very clean, and that their saliva, delivered by licking, can help heal wounds, but is ...more
In our media-enriched world, past and present, SCRABBLE has made a name for itself, whether deliberately, subconsciously, or influentially. You may have a read a book that had the popular word game within a chapter, watched a movie that showed your favorite characters bringing ...more
Malaria is a massive worldwide health problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 212 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide in 2015 and 429,000 of the infected people died. Once infected, the parasite multiplies in human red blood cells until i ...more
Breathing through delivery pain sounds good, but will that Lamaze class really help you manage the pain during labor? What's an epidural really like? How else do pregnant women manage the discomfort of labor, delivery, and birth? Health Guru is a site that produces videos whi ...more
Yogurt is more than an excellent source of protein, calcium, and gut-healthy probiotic bacteria. A protein isolated from probiotic lactobacillus bacteria in yogurt is capable of inhibiting drug-resistant bacteria. Rachelle Allen-McFarlane, a doctoral candidate at Howard Unive ...more