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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618 CHI

Summary: There's no more daunting or more beautiful event in a family's life than the arrival of a newborn. This program accompanies two families as they strive for order and peace of mind while adjusting to new members. Eight-week-old Umma endures severe colic as well as difficult breastfeeding issues-not to mention mom's postpartum depression. The parents of newborn Ciaran (delivered by caesarean...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Christopher, Lucy

Summary: A young girl befriends Shadow, a shadow under her bed that only she and not her mother can see, and enjoys his companionship until venturing with Shadow into the woods leaves her longing even more for her mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lantatn Publishing Ltd. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHR

Summary: Parents want their children to live happy and healthy lives. With help from the medical community this is possible. Immunizations at the appropriate points in a child's development can have lifelong benefits. This comprehensive program helps parents understand the need for vaccinations against disease, and explains how the vaccines work, and the results and reactions that may occur with each...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Keeping toddlers and young children in tip-top health requires nutritious foods, adequate sleep, and exercise. This video reviews the nutritional requirements for children, appropriate serving sizes, and the importance of variety, balance, and moderation in their diet. Along with healthy eating habits, we look at exercise and wellness patterns to teach to young children who can benefit from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program provides tips and suggestions to help parents create a safe environment for their infant. Recommended sleeping positions for baby are also shown.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: More American children are showing symptoms of severe stress-from poor academic performance to psychosomatic illnesses. This video illustrates methods that help reduce anxiety in children while building their love of learning.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: All new parents face sleep-related issues, some mild, some extreme. This program profiles two families suffering from sleep deprivation and in great need of help as they establish bedtime routines. The parents of 11-month-old Lewis let him sleep in their bed, where he breastfeeds throughout the night-exhausting his mom and dad and preventing intimacy between them. Nineteen-month-old Yasmine...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: When it comes to kids and food, almost no one gets it right from the beginning. This program follows a family with three children, each facing different dietary concerns. Five-month-old Grace suffers from acid reflux, while Mark, age four, struggles with weight gain and David, age seven, must cope with severe food allergies. The boys also suffer from asthma and their parents, a busy father and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Nothing can be more distressing to a new parent than not knowing how to help when baby is sick. This program gives clear demonstrations of how to take an infant's temperature using a digital thermometer and how to measure and give prescription medication.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Nothing can warm a parent's heart like a child's smile. But that beautiful smile needs help. Dental Care for Kids is an adult's guide to children's teeth: how they develop, the care they need, and the diseases that can spoil a child's mouth. It gives useful information about proper dental care from the prenatal period through the development of primary teeth until permanent teeth come in. This...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Preventive healthcare is crucial to the well-being of young children. This program covers vital health issues including vaccinations and immunizations, as well as how to recognize symptoms of serious illness. Recently developed vaccines for chicken pox and Hepatitis B are examined, and the myths that polio and diphtheria have been eradicated are addressed. Foundation health habits such as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Childhood asthma is a daunting challenge, but with guidance from a physician, the condition is manageable and shouldn't prevent youngsters from enjoying sports and activities. This program serves as an additional source of information for anyone raising kids with asthma. Parents will learn how to become active partners with doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals; be certain they...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Corporate medicine is rapidly replacing the traditional family practice. This video provides today's parents with information and support in navigating the confusing new world of health care.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Although the culprit behind food poisoning is often invisible to the eye, food-borne illnesses represent a colossal health issue spanning a wide range of problems and solutions. This program explores the causes of food contamination, the symptoms and ailments it produces, and the methods for preventing it. Viewers are introduced to bacteria, viruses, fungi, molds, and yeasts that threaten...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Throughout early childhood, the ritual of bathing is an important opportunity for children to develop an objective understanding of the body. In this program, mental health specialists and others immerse themselves in the subject of bathing, examining how it bonds parents with their babies and helps shape a child's self-perception. Footage of parents and their children offers additional...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: From packing for the hospital to readying for emergencies, the entry into parenthood-whether for first-timers or veterans-requires careful preparation. This program features a family focused on the impending arrival of its newest member and all the concerns that typically accompany a baby's birth. Expecting their fourth child, Blainagh and Gerard live a good 90 minutes from the nearest...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: What can be done about the escalating violence in the lives of today's teenagers? This video focuses on ways to identify and reduce aggressive tendencies in young children.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Children can develop diabetes at a very young age, requiring them to deal with the daily complexities of this disease. The children who do best are those who handle most of the responsibilities of disease management themselves. This program from The Doctor Is In looks at how they learn to analyze their blood sugar levels and manage their care. Viewers meet several children ages 9 to 15 who have...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: In 1957, 92 percent of American children were toilet trained by 18 months. Today, only 60 percent of kids are trained by age three. This video explores ways to help children adjust to life after diapers.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Nothing can be more distressing to a new parent than not knowing how to help when baby is sick. This program gives clear demonstrations of how to take an infant's temperature using a digital thermometer and how to measure and give prescription medication.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: At some point in their young lives, children will probably come down with a cold, a stomach upset, an earache, pinkeye, or the flu. Drawing upon the knowledge and insights of two pediatricians, a pediatric nurse, and parents with a lot of hands-on experience, this program will show viewers how to identify and deal with those common childhood illnesses-and reduce the likelihood of future...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Common Childhood Injuries is an excellent program that teaches how to care for minor emergencies and how to prevent serious ones from getting worse before medical help arrives. Part one covers coping with emergencies; allergic reactions; bites and stings; bone, joint, and muscle injuries; and burns. Part two covers cardiopulmonary arrest; choking; cuts; scrapes; abrasions; drowning; electrical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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