Following is list of resources of pre/postnatal helper items. While the list is quite robust, don’t let it overwhelm you. Dancing Thru Pregnancy promises you’ll find trusted and reliable information on the pregnancy topics you’re looking for, and perhaps, even those you may not be looking for, but will be glad to find them here.
Websites with reliable pregnancy and birth information
www.babycenter.com (mobile apps are available here)
The Red/Purple Line: An Alternate Method For Assessing Cervical Dilation Using Visual Cues
NOTE: This method has not been studied in a scientific manner How often it matches measured dilation has not been determined. It does not appear in all women..
Turning Breech Babies
CT Doula Services:
Home Birth & Water Birth videos on YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmaC8yAEibY&feature=related (Baby Center – commercial, but good water birth information & includes contraindications)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyN48VnRYUY (video — Nucleus Medical Media animation)
Cord Blood Banking
http://www.cryo-cell.com 1–800-786‑7235 Cryo-Cell International: The World’s First Cord Blood Bank
CT contact: Marion Welch firstname.lastname@example.org Business Mobile Text and Voice :203–942-6206
Back Care: Yale Pregnancy & Postpartum Back Care Video:
Pregnancy Nutrition Checklist
The Checklist includes a short discussion of the most recent (2009) guidelines from the NIH Institute of Medicine regarding nutritional requirements and healthy weight gain in pregnancy, along with a daily checklist of the types of foods and number of servings needed in each trimester.
Pregnancy Nutrition Daily Checklist Week of___/___/___
Fat or Sweet Treat __
Milk, cheese, yogurt __ __ __ __ 2nd trimester __ __ __ __ __ 3rd trimester __ __ __ __ __ __
Meat, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts, seeds __ __ __ __ __ __
Includes all daily required food items and detailed serving sizes…just check items off the list!! Download and duplicate as needed. The checklist is formatted for a week at a time. It has additional features such as information on how to increase or decrease quantity based on the size of the mom-to-be, as well as the URL for the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute’s BMI calculator, which you can paste into your browser to help you calculate your BMI.
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