1. Early pregnancy (0-14 weeks) 11 min. -- 2. Mid-pregnancy (15-27 weeks) 10 min. -- 3. Preparing to give birth (28 weeks-birth) 9 min. -- 4. Giving birth 12 min. -- 5. Early days with your baby 11 min. -- 6. First 6 to 8 weeks at home 16 min. -- 7. Pre-conception - planning for a pregnancy 4 min.
This DVD is a companion to Baby's Best Chance : Parents' Handbook of Pregnancy and Baby Care. It provides information about planning for and having a healthy pregnancy and childbirth, as well as care of your baby in the weeks following birth.
The DVD is divided into 7 chapters. In the first 6 chapters we follow 4 BC women as they share their personal prenatal journeys and welcome their new babies into their lives. Chapter 7 highlights things to consider in planning for a healthy pregnancy, before becoming pregnant.
For more detailed information please refer to the Baby's Best Chance handbook and the resources listed at the end of each chapter in this video.
What determines the health of a population? Within our communities, there are significant differences and variations in the health status of individuals and groups. This 15 minute video is an exploration of these differences in health status that are associated with factors such as income, early child development and neighbourhood. The video features commentary from Vancouver Coastal Health staff, as well as stories from North Shore residents about how the social determinants of health impact their lives.
"A documentary film featuring thirteen transgender and genderqueer scholars, artists and activists discussing the impact and implications of the Gender Identity Disorder diagnosis on their lives and communities."-back cover.
San Francisco Frameline LGBT Film Festival Official Selection, 2009 ; Montreal Image + Nation International LGBT Film Festival Official Selection, 2009.
Helps caregivers from a variety of cultural backgrounds learn how to establish a healthy eating relationship with young children aged one to three years. The information is also applicable to feeding preschool-aged children.
Targeted at caregivers, including parents, grandparents, foster parents and day care centre staff, Feeding Your Toddler outlines the rsponsibilities of caregiver and child when it comes to eating well. It also offers examples of healthy meals and snacks.
English, Chinese, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese, Farsi, Korean
Contains two videos on human papillomavirus, along with a bonus track.
Access HPV: a video designed for use in the classroom to educate children and youth about human papillomavirus and the HPV vaccine (4 min.).
10 HPV vacccine myths: Dr Gina Ogilvie, BC Centre for Disease Control deals with some of the most common questions parents might have about the disease (20 min.).
How immunization works: a soccer mom's guide: uses the simple metaphor of girls' soccer teams to explain how immunization works (3 min.).
Introduction -- In sickness and in wealth (56 min.): What connections exist between healthy bodies, healthy bank accounts and skin colour? -- When the bough breaks (29 min.): How racism gets embedded in the body and affects birth outcomes -- Becoming American (29 min.): Latino immigrants arrive healthy but don't stay that way -- Bad sugar (29 min.): Diabetes in two Native American communities -- Place matters (29 min.): Where you live predicts your health -- Collateral damage (29 min.): Marshall Islanders are caught between the developing and industrialized worlds -- Not just a paycheck (30 min.): Unemployment takes a toll in Michigan but not in Sweden.
A four-hour documentary series arguing that "health and longevity are correlated with socioeconomic status, people of color face an additional health burden, and our health and well-being are tied to policies that promote economic and social justice. Each of the half-hour program segments, set in different racial/ethnic communities, provides a deeper exploration of the ways in which social conditions affect population health and how some communities are extending their lives by improving them" -- Container insert