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#13262/1120  ATTACHMENT RELATIONSHIPS: Nurturing Healthy Bonds
Attachment is the ability to form and maintain healthy relationships. Follow the journey of a baby's phases of developing attachment from birth to age two. Parents learn the many ways to encourage such healthy growth early in their baby's life, development that will last a lifetime.

#16128/0635  BEGINNINGS COUNT A LOT: Predict My Future (The Dunedin Longitudinal Study)
This film introduces the Dunedin Longitudinal Study and examines myths and facts surrounding long-term effects of childhood. It reveals that some of what happens in early life has no lasting psychological affects (thumb sucking, bedwetting), while other behaviors are significant indicators for adult health, wealth, and happiness. See examples of the five personality types, how they compare to the population, and what their lives are like. *Closed Captioned

#14190/1290  BRAIN SERIES (THE) (3 Programs)
These three 21-minute programs bring a practical, easy to understand approach as to how children's brains develop and learn best! All three programs re Closed Captioned. THE BRAIN: Developing Memory in Developing Brains THE BRAIN: Activity, Sleep and Boredom THE BRAIN: Pattern, Structure and Novelty Grades 7 to A

#12797/0905  BREASTFEEDING FOR WORKING MOTHERS: Planning, Preparing, and Pumping!
Thie goal of this new program is to show mothers how they can continue breastfeeding after returning to work. Through step-by-step instructions viewers will learn how to plan during pregnancy, prepare during maternity leave, and how to pump and store their breastmilk once they’re back at work. Grades 8 to A

#9104/0905  CAR SEATS: How to Protect Your Child From Birth to Ten DVD
A big part of just about every new parent's thoughts about child safety have to do with riding in cars. Traffic moves faster, cars are lighter, and of course there are all those morons out there who bought licenses off the internet! Car seats for kids are a MUST but using them properly probably should require a license as well. Viewers get the lowdown on these life-saving contraptions that mystify more adults than a VCR. Grades 9 to A

Fabulous visuals cover stages of child development including physical, intellectual and social. Come along with a group of teens who tour a child care center because they want to start a babysitting business and need to know more about what children can do at certain ages. Observe infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers and kindergartners as they explore their environment. Grades 6 to A

#16183/1290  CHILD DEVELOPMENT THEORISTS: Freud to Erikson to Spock and Beyond
The changes that happen to humans in the first two decades of life are astonishing -from being helpless newborns to independent adults. Child Development Theorists DVD is an entertaining and enlightening view of fifteen major child development theorists. *CC

#13718/1120  CHILD's MIND (A): How Kids Learn Right and Wrong
"Highly Recommended" Video Librarian How do people develop morals? What helps children distinguish right from wrong? Explore the topic of moral development and how it impacts children's behavior. Examine the approaches of development theorists and learn about Theory of Mind. Hear children's reactions to situations that challenge their morals. Expert interviews help explain how and why children develop as they do as well as stress why fostering moral development is crucial.

#14086/1290  HOW I LEARN
The distance from infancy to kindergarten is probably the greatest leap for most human beings. Observe preschool children as they experience the social, emotional, physical and intellectual milestones of typical early childhood development. How do they learn? Grades 7 to A

#14499/1120  INFANT MILESTONES: An Overview
Follow an infant's rapid physical development in the first year of life. See how a baby's brain develops and how infants fit into the sensorimotor stage of development. Parents and caregivers get tips for ways to foster the growth and development of young children. Grades 7 to A

Three programs cover infant development in this comprehensive series: INFANTS: Physical Development Learn how a baby's brain develops and what activities help stimulate healthy brain growth. Also learn the importance of proper nutrition and sleep in the first year. 29 minutes INFANTS: Cognitive Development Examine how newborns fit into the sensorimotor stage - tracing cognitive development from simple reflexes to beginnings of thought. Explore infant intelligence, information processing and memory. 29 minutes INFANTS: Social and Emotional Development In the first year of life, infants express a range of emotions - from faces of distress to spontaneous laughter. Examine the different stages of emotional development, and learn how children form attachments with people. 26 minutes Grades 7 to A

#13302/0545  LOST ADVENTURES OF CHILDHOOD: The High Price of Hyperparenting
Sometime during the close of the 20th century, free play vanished from the lives of children. This program searches out the causes and implications of the hyper-managed childhood. Interviews feature gung-ho, technology-armed parents; summer camp staff charged with documenting each child’s every move; and, most poignantly, children visibly stressed by their fast-forward lifestyles. Explores how childhood on lockdown is stunting the way children learn and grow.

#14989/1400  MAKING SENSE OF PLAY: WHY Children Need to Play and WHAT They Need for True Play to Result
The information contained in this two-hour course with Dr. Gordon Neufeld is a must for all parents, day-care providers, and early childhood educators who wish their young charges to become all they were meant to be. Play is not optional from a developmental point of view. Participants not only learn what kind of play is most beneficial but also how to support this activity in children. The information in this two-hour seminar applies to children of all ages although the primary focus is young childhood.

#14988/1400  MAKING SENSE OF PRESCHOOLERS with Dr. Gordon Neufeld
A six hour course - divided into sessions - explaining what every child needs us to know about them. Using his many years of experience as a developmental psychologist and his mastery of the developmental literature, Dr. Gordon Neufeld leads us into the interior landscape of the preschooler. He provides insight into their shyness, separation anxieties, aggression, resistance, oppositionality and more. Making sense of these confusing yet wondrous creatures lays the foundation for intuitive and fruitful interaction with them.

This program teaches nursing and lactation staff specific, research-based techniques to help mothers overcome the most common early breastfeeding challenges. Modules include newborn challenges, maternal challenges, milk production and transfer challenges as well as discharge planning challenges.Grades 9 to A

A comprehensive three-part series detailing middle childhood development between the ages of 6 to 12 years. Presents educator insights, pertinent vocabulary, statistics, and classroom strategies for fostering healthy development in three crucial areas. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT 22 minutes COGNITIVE AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT 25 minutes SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT 24 minutes

A clear and compelling examination of the middle-childhood stage of development (ages 6 to 12) and a detailed overview of a child's growth and maturity into an adolescent.

#10356/0905  NEWBORN CARE: A Guide to the First Six Weeks DVD
Give parents what they need most: the essentials of newborn care paired with the latest infant health and safety information. This program teaches parents the ins and outs of comforting, diapering, feeding, and understanding babies. This warm and humorous video provides parents with the knowledge and confidence they need to establish a positive bond with their newborn. Grades 9 to A

#9607/0905  POSTPARTUM: From Pregnant to Parent DVD
The postpartum period should be one of overwhelming joy even though it is also filled with challenges and stress. Viewers are given encouragement to make the most of this memorable time through the use of humor to help them prepare for and understand the experiences that they will have. Grades 9 to A

#11966/1120  PRESCHOOLER MILESTONES: An Overview
*Telly Award Winner Full of endless curiosity and boundless energy - so much growth takes place during the preschool years. This program looks at each aspect of a child's development - physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially - as well as examines the special needs of preschoolers with challenging conditions.

#14790/1120  PRESCHOOLER OBSERVATION PLUS! A Classroom Clips Video Set 4 Programs
Observe, discuss, analyze! Use this flexible, organized format to teach your students how to learn by observing! Sixteen chaptered video clips show preschoolers engaged in Cognitive, Physical and Motor, Social and Emotional, and Language and Literacy milestones typical for their age. Study key developmental areas by showing these professionally filmed clips of 3- and 4-year-olds on their own, in pairs and groups, and with teachers or caregivers. Each specially selected scene, with uninterrupted original sound, explores a crucial area of development. The series includes: PHYSICAL AND MOTOR DEVELOPMENT 43 minutes COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT 54 minutes SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT 45 minutes LANGUAGE AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT 49 minutes

#12013/1120  PRESCHOOLERS SERIES (3 Programs)
This comprehensive series covers development from ages 3 to 5: PRESCHOOLERS PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Viewers will learn the physical characteristics of preschoolers, how gross and fine motor skills are developed and the milestones that most children reach during this stage. PRESCHOOLERS COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Using footage of preschoolers in the classroom, dynamic graphics and interviews with teachers and caregivers, this program delivers a detailed overview of the cognitive development that takes place. PRESCHOOLERS SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT Preschoolers are creative, curious and active experimenters that learn about themselves and their world as they take on new roles outside of their homes and families.

#15437/0905  PREVENTING ABUSIVE HEAD TRAUMA: The Crying Connection
Stop child abuse before it starts! Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), also known as Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), is a serious form of child abuse, most commonly triggered by crying. By explaining why babies cry, identifying frustration thresholds, and providing tips on how to cope with infant crying, this proactive program is a must-see for anyone who has an infant in their care. Featuring relatable and diverse families, this video provides parents and caregivers with clear, up-to-date information and easy steps to take to help avoid a preventable injury.

A Must-See for Any Professional Working in Maternal-Child Health! Postpartum mood and anxiety disorders are today's most common post-birth complications, affecting at least 15% of all new moms. These disorders have significant negative effects on moms and babies. Is your client experiencing the baby blues, or is it more serious? Who is at risk, and how do you assess them? These questions and more will be answered in this important DVD program designed especially for staff.Grades 9 to A

#9185/0905  SAFETY STARTS AT HOME: The Essential Childproofing Guide
A must-see for every parent and grandparent, presents the latest recommended child safety techniques and injury prevention strategies. Covers everything from burns, scalding, shaken babies, falls, infections, and so much more. Gives parents a professional's eye to peruse their children's environment for hazards of all kinds. Grades 8 to A

#10358/0905  SEVEN STEPS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF SIDS: Preventative Measures that make a Difference (Revised 2013)
*SILVER AWARD (Health Promotion/Disease and Injury Prevention Information) SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is the leading cause of death for infants under one year of age. Updated to include the latest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, this program gently guides new parents through seven easy steps that help reduce the risk of SIDS. Although SIDS is a frightening subject, this video's positive and compassionate tone will help ease parents' anxieties by showing them how to give their baby a healthy and happy first year.Grades 9 to A

#5704/0905  SLEEP LIKE A BABY: What Every Parent Needs to Know about Babies and Sleep DVD
One of the toughest hurdles for new parents to get over is the sleep deprivation and figuring out how to cope with the duty hours set by a baby. This video offers some sensible choices and alternatives and offers reassurance in this critical area of baby care. Grades 9 to A

#14070/1120  STUDY OF THE CHILD (4 Programs)
This four part series details theories of child development, observation of infants, history and trends. THEORIES OF DEVELOPMENT I - Overview of the theory in action - including cognitive, pyschosexual, pyschosocial, behaviorist, social learning, and sociocultural theories of development. Theorists include: Piaget, Freud, Erickson, Gesell, Skinner, Vygotsky. 27 minutes, 1997 THEORIES OF DEVELOPMENT II - Gain a deeper understanding of early theorists and the role they played in the history of education. Theorists include: Locke, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, and Froebel. 17 minutes, 2007 OBSERVATION - Using the four areas of development: physical, cognitive, language and social-emotional, presents several sequences of naturalistic observation of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. 29 minutes, 2004 HISTORY AND TRENDS - Lays out the history of child development, from early philosophies, to changing beliefs about human nature, with a look at the nature-nurture question. 28 minutes 1997

#14054/1290  TAKING CARE OF BABY (2 Programs)
Learning the basics of baby care is important for teens, new parents, and child care providers. This first program in this two-part series - BASIC CARE - gives clear demonstrations and explanations for holding and lifting babies, diapering, bathing, feeding, and administering basic medical care. And, as babies grow, they learn more about their surroundings. Nurturing them will help babies explore the abilities they are naturally developing. The second program in this series - NURTURING CARE - shows calming techniques, playtime essentials and safety. *Closed CaptionedGrades 7 to A

#16197/1416  THE LAND: An Adventure Play Documentary
At THE LAND adventure playground slides and swings are replaced with old tires, hammer and nails. Here, children are enabled to create worlds of their very own. THE LAND is a documentary film about the nature of play, risk and hazard set in an "adventure" playground. At THE LAND children climb trees, light fires and use hammers and nails in a play-space rooted in the belief that kids are empowered when they learn to manage risks on their own. In half an hour this film will change everything you think you believe. By you, I mean kids, parents, teachers, city managers, humans. It doesn't have any overt agenda or philosophizing about overprotective parenting, or a coddled generation. Nonetheless in scene after natural scene the truth becomes obvious: With a little bit of creativity, empathy and guidance, children can be freed to experience a much more fun, adventurous and fulfilling childhood. Hanna Rosin, The Atlantic

#13721/1120  TODDLER MILESTONES: An Overview
Sometimes described as the 'terrible twos', the toddler years of a child's life have got to be the most fascinating to observe and participate in. Parents and other involved adults learn how to appreciate fully this age of almost miraculous development.

Observe toddlers as they develop in the following three programs: TODDLERS: Physical Development Hear from the experts about nutrition, sleep, toilet training, and developmental differences among toddlers. 29 minutes TODDLERS: Cognitive Development Examine how brain cells are structured to connect and retain what a child learns. Explore theories of cognitive development and see the process toddlers go through as they learn language. 26 minutes TODDLERS: Social and Emotional Development Examine how gender and temperament play a role in development. Observe toddlers interacting with family and peers as they develop attachments and social bonds. 25 minutes *Closed CaptionedGrades 7 to A

#15676/0905  UNDERSTANDING BREASTFEEDING: Your Guide to a Healthy Start
This comprehensive program does more than help you teach, it instills confidence by emphasizing a woman’s natural ability to breastfeed. Following International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations, this research-based teaching tool helps you support new families in getting the best start possible!Grades 9 to A

#14500/1120  UNDERSTANDING INFANTS (Interactive 3-Disc Software Set)
Use this interactive software to teach students about the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development that occurs in the first year of life. Software that's appealing and easy-to-use can reinforce key concepts and enable students of all levels to experience and engage at a pace that works for them. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT - nervous system, typical brain growth and innate reflexes. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT - the different parts of the infant brain and the function of brain cells. Examine infant intelligence, memory, and the beginnings of communication. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT - forming attachment relationships and how emotional growth can be affected by personality and temperament. *Compatible with Windows/PC Grades 7 to A

UNDERSTANDING YOUR NEWBORN provides comprehensive, evidence-based education about baby care in the first six weeks and beyond, helping you deliver consistent information at every touchpoint. Featuring modern, high-quality footage of actual newborns and real-life stories from first-time parents, this DVD allows you to teach in a clear and relatable way and deliver the latest guidelines from the Academy of Pediatrics and other trusted organizations, along with the importance of baby cues, early brain growth, and bonding. *Closed Captioned

Hear the story of two mothers whose joy over having a baby turned into dark despair. Postpartum depression and psychosis are diseases that can strike new mothers, and if left undiagnosed can turn deadly. *CC

#9077/  WHEN YOUR BABY CRIES: A Vital Resource for Parents of Young Babies DVD
Highly recommended. "The baby's crying!" This can spark panic for many new parents, and that panic can turn to terror and dread if the crying doesn't stop and they can't see a reason for it. New parents get an in-depth course in CSL (that's Crying as a Second Language) on the causes and meaning of crying. They are also given all sorts of techniques and tips for soothing, comforting, positioning, massaging that are proven effective. Very useful. Grades 11 to A


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