Feeling overwhelmed with a million unanswered questions about pregnancy, childbirth and parenting? The Sacramento Life Center has classes and a library of videos that are available to view here at our Center! They will help you prepare for such a time as this. Please call (916) 451-4357. We are here for you!
You’re pregnant, and you have a lot to consider. Car seats, baby’s room, baby clothes, and what brand of diapers you want to use. But the most important consideration right now is how you can take the best care of yourself and your developing baby. Your first step is setting up your prenatal care. In this video, we will discuss prenatal care, what you should expect at your prenatal checkups, and why they are so important to keeping you and your baby healthy. Length: 18 minutes.
Your First Trimester
You’re pregnant, and you’re wondering, now what? There is a lot to know about pregnancy, your changing body, and your developing baby. So much happens in that first trimester! You will experience changes in your body, your emotions, and your lifestyle. Your baby also goes through a lot of growth, developing into the little person you soon will see in less than nine months! This video takes a look at pregnancy in the first trimester and also talks about your baby’s journey in development. Length: 30 minutes.
Your Unborn Baby’s Secret World (English and Spanish)
As recently as 25 years ago, we thought unborn babies were unaware of anything outside the womb. Since then, though, science has gained a better understanding of Your Unborn Baby’s Secret World. That secret place inside you where your unborn baby resides is not a deep, dark cave where she is hidden away, awaiting her birth. Far from it, your womb is her classroom, where she has begun a lifetime of learning, sampling, accepting, and rejecting – in short the process of growing that will continue throughout her life, from conception on. Length: 15 minutes.
Bonding with Your Unborn Baby
From conception to birth, your baby embarks on an incredible nine-month journey. She is developing and growing from her own genetic blueprints. Even though she is different, you can start bonding with her while she is still growing in your womb. Learn about her incredible journey and how you and she are connected and explore the incredible masterpiece that is your son or daughter. Length: 19 minutes.
Baby to Be (English and Spanish)
This award-winning DVD presents up-to-date information on how to have a healthy pregnancy. Uterine photography illustrates phases of fetal growth and reinforces what’s safe and what’s not in the pregnant woman’s diet and environment. Length: 55 minutes.
Eating for Two
When you’re pregnant, both you and your baby need nourishment in order to thrive. But what does eating for two really mean? Do you get to eat one cookie for yourself and one for the baby, and should you double your portions? In this video, we will look at the diet a pregnant mom should consume and how many more calories are needed to support a healthy pregnancy. We’ll also talk about what foods are healthy, which ones to avoid, and how to manage those cravings that can drive you crazy! Length: 24 minutes.
“Class in a box” covers the essentials of prenatal education. It takes you through each stage of labor, birth options, breathing, and relaxation. It empowers parents with comprehensive prenatal education. Learn techniques that allow expectant mothers to give birth as naturally or as medically supported as you desire. This DVD shows a live birth and includes interviews with birth experts. Length: 97 minutes.
1-2-3 Magic: 3 Minute Parenting Tips
Dr. Phelan, a registered PhD clinical psychologist, offers practical and easy-to-learn advice for many of today’s hot parenting topics. Fourteen separate subjects are covered in live interviews with Dr. Phelan. Some of the topics include: Bedtime, Supper-time, Pouting, Vacations, Apologies, Disrespect, Homework, Whining, and more. Length: 47 minutes.
More 1-2-3 Magic
This is a best-selling, award-winning discipline program. Your children get up and out in the morning, eat properly, go to bed when told, and pick up after themselves. Learn how to encourage your child’s independence and promote self-esteem. Dr. Thomas W. Phelan. Length: 120 minutes.
Of all the behavioral problems parents face from their children, temper tantrums may be the most upsetting, as well as the hardest to manage. In this DVD, you will learn: The three main causes of tantrums; The two goals of tantruming children; The problem with distraction; The power of “The Ten-Second Rule”; A four-step process for meltdown management; and How to handle tantrums in public. Length: 75 minutes.
Adoption Understanding Your Options
A positive presentation of adoption, these stories are real and the birth moms are young women who placed their babies for adoption. Length: 18 minutes.
An Informed Look at Abortion Techniques
Abortion techniques in all three trimesters are sensitively explained showing surgical tools and non-graphic medical illustrations. It also covers and explains Plan B as well as RU 486. Carol Everett, internationally known author and speaker, provides viewers with her unique perspective as a former owner and operator of abortion facilities. Length: 14 minutes.
Healing from Abuse
Abuse damages hearts and souls. It lays down a layer of shame in which the wounded heart lays cocooned. What is shame? What is abuse? This video gets to the heart of abuse, the damage it creates and the distortion we have of ourselves as a result. It provides some practical tools to turn a wounded heart toward healing, and encourages an abuse survivor toward rebuilding her life. Length: 19 minutes.
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