Three key strengths - physical, mental and emotional - are important to a healthy self-esteem. This video follows teens as they participate in a special strength-building program of challenging activities and workshops. Advice on setting goals, coping with mistakes, negative thinking, bullying, choosing friends, dealing with emotions, problem-solving
Summary: This documentary follows incest victim Shirley Turcotte as she returns to the places and people of her childhood. She retraces her family's nightmare with the help of her mother, sister, and two brothers, all victims of physical or sexual abuse. She visits neighbors, her best friend, and the psychiatrist who treated her. The program reveals the deep psychic wounds inflicted on victims of incest and encourages them to break the silence as the first step to recovery
Contents: Breastfeeding in modern medicine -- Anatomy of the human breast -- Physiology of lactation -- Biochemistry of human milk -- Host-resistance factors and immunologic significance of human milk -- Psychologic impact of breastfeeding -- Contraindications to and disadvantages of breastfeeding -- management of the mother-infant nursing couple -- Diet and dietary supplements for the mother and infant -- Weaning -- Drugs in breast milk -- Normal growth, failure to thrive and obesity in the breastfed infant -- Maternal employment -- Breastfeeding the infant with a problem -- Medical complications of the mother -- Human milk as a prophylaxis in allergy -- Induced lactation and relactation and cross-nursing -- Reproductive function during lactation -- Collection and storage of human milk and human milk banking -- Role of mother support groups and community resources -- Educating and training the medical professional.
Appendixes: Composition of human milk -- Dietary guidance during lactation -- History form for evaluation of infant with failure to thrive -- Normal serum values for breastfed infants -- Drugs in breast milk and the effect on the infant -- Lact-aid nursing trainer system -- Organizations interested in supporting and providing materials for breastfeeding -- Manual expression of breast milk -- Storage of human milk -- Legislation regarding human milk -- Vitamin and mineral supplement needs in normal children in the United States -- Prenatal dietary prophylaxis of atopic disease -- Silicon testing following breast implants -- Measurements of growth of breastfed infants -- Resources for education and training -- Premature infant nutritional requirements.
Excellent for parent groups / counsellors or anyone working with teens.In this exclusive, illustrated interview, Mary Pipher discusses the challenges facing today's teenagers, expecially girls, as well as the role of media and popular culture in shaping their identities. She offers concrete ideas for girls and boys, families, teachers, and schools to help girls free themselves from the toxic influences of today's media-saturated culture. It provides a dynamic discussion-starter for classes from high school through college, as well as for parents, teachers, youth, and civic groups.