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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: An Update - Several thousand seemingly healthy babies die in their sleep each year The silent killer? Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Although significant advances have been made to combat many forms of cancer and other serious illnesses, doctors remain baffled at the cause of SIDS. This video explores what is known about SIDS at this time and discusses good health practices that can reduce some risk factors. Physicians and other health experts discuss appropriate pre-natal care and examine sleeping positions, smoking and other factors. Although SIDS remains a leading cause of death in infants, this video shows that there is no blame for this sad and silent syndrome, An excellent program for future parents, child care providers and anyone else who has responsibility for infants. 17minutes FDJ11045

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Fetal Abuse: The Effects Of Drugs And Alcohol - Children born to mothers with substance abuse addictions may suffer severe physical, mental and behavioral abnormalities. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) occurs when pregnant women drink during pregnancy and may result in babies who have problems with the central nervous system, facial irregularities, joint and limb abnormalities, heart defects, mental retardation and behavioral problems. Mothers who use drugs during pregnancy have babies who are addicted at birth, have increased risk of learning disabilities and delayed motor, speech and language development. The purpose of this video is to present information on the effects of drugs and alcohol during pregnancy and the resulting harm to the unborn child. The message is clear: prevention is possible when women play it safe and avoid using drugs and alcohol before and during pregnancy. FDJ10383

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Child Development Series of 5 on CD-ROM-
Child Development: From Prenatal To Birth - An overview Of 41 stages of birth, (rain fertilization through all phases of fetal development Includes information on the various tests, such as the sonogram and amnioentesis, which help determine the mother's health and the health and development of the child. FDJ11110  

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Child Development From Birth.To One -This program. covers five stages of an infant's first year, including the activities, capabilities, needs and the level of understanding. FDJ11111

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Child Development: From One To Three - Includes new skills and capabilities of the toddler between the ages of one and three. Emphasizes the importance of a strong foundation for future learning and development. FDJ11112

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Child Development From Three To Five -Watching preschoolers between the ages of three and five shows us their developing individuality and the gross motor skills that are emerging. Young children are in the first stages of socialization and seif.awareness. FDJ11113

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Child Development:From Five To Eight - School-age children experience many changes, some positive and some not so positive, intellectual development is stressed in this program, but it also covers changes in their environment, in their social activities and expectations. FDJ11114

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Child Development Series FDJ11109

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Child Development Video Series
Child Development: Prenatal To Birth - All stages of development before birth are covered in this program from fertilization through all phases of fetal develop. merit, including some discussion on determination of the child's gender. Stress is placed on the importance of good nutrition during this time for the health of both the mother and the child. An overview of health care which is necessary during prenatal development is also given, providing information the various tests such as the sonogram and the amnocentesis, that can be performed to determine the mother's health and the health and development of the child. 13 minutes FDJ25004  

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Child Development: Birth To One Year - .This video overviews the major physical, emotional and intellectual developmental stages in children from birth to twelve months. Also included are the five developmental stages that occur in the first year and how to recognize each one. 14 minutes FDJ25002

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Child Development: One To Three - Details the development of a child from one to three, including new skills that toddlers learn during this period. Experts and parents provide clear information about the importance of establishing a strong foundation for future learning and development. 17 minutes FDJ25001

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Child Development: Three to Five- This program presents the development of a child during the ages from three to five, including the cycle of learning and limitations to this learning the children face during this stage. Included is an exploration of how children at this age become self-aware and begin socialization. 16 minutes FDJ25005

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Child Development: Five To Eight - The video discuss how older children are particularly affected by school, self-esteem and self-imposed standards. Experts and parents agree that it Is especially important to provide children with good role models. FDJ25003

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Adolescence - Explores some of the problems that adolescents face today and the best ways to cope with these problems, as told by teens themselves. Included are a discussion of physical and emotional changes adolescents go through and how they cope with family and peers, as well as the major life decisions they must make as they face the uncertain future ahead of them. 12 minutes FDJ24630

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Building Self-Confidence - Developing self-confidence during the formative years is extremely important and this informative program presents methods that can he used by parents and caregivers. Interviews with experts and parents reinforce the value of a positive self-image. 9 minutes 2304-MG1  

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Birth Defects: Causes & Prevention -Explores the most common types of birth defects, covering the five major classifications: malformations present at birth, inborn errors of metabolism, blood disorders, and prenatal damage. The video also includes information on the prevention of birth defects, with an emphasis placed on the importance of good prenatal care. 10 minutes 2305-MG1  

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Early Childhood Health Issues - This video will educate viewers as to the most important steps to take to ensure the health and well being of young children. It covers vital health issues including vaccinations and immunizations. Recently developed vaccines for Chicken Pox and Hepatitis B will he discussed and myths dispelled, such as the belief that most serious illnesses such as polio and diphtheria have been eradicated. Viewers will learn how to recognize the symptoms of serious illnesses and when a doctor should be called. Foundation health habits will also he discussed including diet, rest, exercise and cleanliness. A very helpful overview for anyone who works with children - including future parents! 15 minutes 2328-MG1  

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Considerations Of Discipline - Interviews with experts and with parents provides a framework in discussing the need to discipline. Various disciplinary approaches are explored and the strengths and weaknesses of each are discussed. 13 minutes 2302-MG1  

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Heredity and the Environment: Blueprints for a Baby -This fascinating video offers straightforward graphics and narration to explain sex determination, inherited traits and the influence of heredity and environment on a fetus. Also discusses genetic and chromosomal abnormalities as well as genetic counseling. (includes teacher's guide). 29 minutes MS05-MG1  

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Ready to Learn: Babies and Toddlers - Babies need much more than food, changing, and sleep. They need to he near you, hear your voice, know you care, and learn from their surroundings. This video stresses that parents are the first teachers of an infant. Early learning is extremely important in the development of young children and sets the pace for learning later in life. Newborn babies are veritable sponges, soaking up every sight and sound within their grasp. This video emphasizes the importance of starting to teach your newborn from day one. 15 minutes N605V16-MG1  

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Shaping Youngest Minds - Love boosts brainpower! At birth, the brain is remarkably unfinished; its 100 billion neurons are not yet connected. How the brain is "wired" for life depends on how the child experiences the world and forms attachments to parents, family and caregivers. This video presents the latest scientific findings on how the brain develops as a wake-up call. Viewers will learn specific techniques to nurture young minds. (closed captioned). 20 minutes LS239-MG1  

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Telephone Tips for Kids -Humorously illustrating what can happen when a phone isn't used properly, this delightful, but clear message will capture the hearts of kids. In addition to a very entertaining video, this program includes a sing-along cassette "Telephone 'Doctor' Chumley's Song", and these educational support materials: outline of 4 big telephone offenses and their cures; vocabulary; role play; telephone trivia; puzzles; games; and coloring pages. 21 minutes 7735-MG1  

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Keeping Peace At Home - Parents often find themselves coping with a host of hassles: morning chaos, sibling bickering, bedtime haggling. This strategy-packed video illustrates proven methods for resolving conflicts peaceably. 40 minutes SC2614-MG1  

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Handling Childhood Emergencies - This important video covers the most common childhood emergencies: CPR review, choking, seizures, convulsions, drowning, shock, poisoning, head injury, bleeding, broken bones, burns, and eye injuries. Features an information-packed section on first aid and gives clear instructions on how to he prepared. 20 minutes N7414-MG1  

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Child Development - Poster Pak Set of 8 - Our newest poster pak, featuring parenting and child development topics, will kindle your students' interest in child development. These beautifully illustrated 11" x 17" full color posters offer interesting visual images as well as providing solid information about the various stages of development. This thorough package includes material beginning with preparing for birth, infancy, toddlerhood, preschool and adolescence. Also depicted are children at play with comments on positive discipline, safety precautions, sibling interaction and helpful notes about parenting. Each poster can be used to reinforce your lessons, kick off your unit or as stand-alone displays in the classroom! Poster topics: o Baby's First Year o Positive Discipline o Preparing For Birth (prenatal care) o Safety Precautions -Childproofing Rooms o Siblings o The Child From Four to Six o The Child From One to Three o The Child From Seven to Twelve 2340-MG1 2340-MG1 Poster

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