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DVDs by Healthy Children Faculty

Skin to SkinSkin to Skin in the First Hour After Birth: Practical Advice for Staff after Vaginal and Cesarean Birth
This important video is intended to assist staff in providing behaviorally appropriate, individualized, baby adapted care for the full term newborn using the best practice of skin to skin contact in the first hour after birth. The video is divided into three sections: the importance of skin to skin and examples of the baby's stages during the first hour; practical advice for staff after a vaginal birth; and practical advice for staff after a cesarean birth. DVD, 2010, 39 minutes, $39.00 You can order Skin to Skin in the First Hour After Birth; Practical Advice for Staff through Amazon.com, Health Education Associates or rent the video for 24 or 48 hours or download to own with unlimited viewing from Healthy Children.


Magical HourThe Magical Hour: Holding Your Baby Skin to Skin for the First Hour After Birth
The Magical Hour is a breathtaking, award-winning DVD aimed at prospective parents.  Perfect for birthing classes, lactation consultants, and anyone interested in implementing skin to skin in the first hour.  Brought to you by the same people who produced Skin to Skin in the First Hour After Birth: Practical Advice for Staff after Vaginal and Cesarean Birth, this beautifully crafted DVD is sure to inspire parents and make them think seriously about skin to skin in the first hour.  It has been well documented that skin to skin in the first hour is crucial in establishing breastfeeding and creating a priceless bond between mother and newborn baby.  This new DVD asks parents who have experienced skin to skin to share their thoughts and feelings about what this magical first hour of life meant for them and their child.  International in scope, it will give parents a realistic view of what it really means to spend that first hour in direct uninterrupted contact with the new life they have been given. Guided by Dr. Kajsa Brimdyr, the video brings expert advice by given by Dr. Ann-Marie Widstrom and Dr. Lars Ake Hanson - international experts in skin to skin in the first hour and the importance of breastfeeding - in an accessable way to new parents.

Don't miss this DVD that is sure to become an essential teaching tool for all childbirth educators, labor and delivery wards, and lactation counselors! $39.00. You can order The Magical hour through Amazon.com, Health Education Associates, or rent The Magical Hour for 24 or 48 hours or download to own with unlimited viewing.

Latch 123Latch 1, 2, 3: Troubleshooting breastfeeding in the EarlyWeeks DVD
Breastfeeding is the best choice for mothers, babies, families and society. But what happens if there are breastfeeding challenges in the early weeks? This 17 minute DVD by Healthy Children’s Center for Breastfeeding gives you the step-by-step problem-solving strategy to help breastfeeding work.
 Continuity of health care is important, especially in the post-partum period, and this DVD aids health care teams in sharing an understanding of baby states, feeding cues and latch, as well as reinforcing essential teaching points to breastfeeding families.

Produced by Emmy Award nominated producer Judy Blatchford, By Healthy Children Faculty: Karin Cadwell, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, IBCLC, Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC, Anna Blair, Ph.D. & Kajsa Brimdyr, Ph.D. © Healthy Children Project, Distributed by Health Education Associates Inc. $29.95 Order Latch 1,2,3: Troubleshooting Breastfeeding in the Early Weeks from Health Education Associates or rent the video for 24 or 48 hours or download to own with unlimited viewing from Healthy Children.

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