Diet & Nutrition


Nursing Assessment of the New Mother and Baby: Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery 29 min.

This program was filmed in the Mother/Baby Unit of Intermountain Utah Valley Regional Medical using mothers during their actual postpartum experience, and newborns in the Nursery and Newborn Intensive Care Unit. The video vividly and accurately demonstrates the nurses’ role in the care of the new mother and baby. The program is presented in three parts: Postpartum Assessments And Interventions, Ne...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2011

Toddlers and Preschoolers, Part 1: Nutrition of the Young Child 22 min.

Introducing the Food Guide Pyramid for Young Children, this video helps raise awareness of the prevalence of fats, including whole milk, in the typical child's diet in his or her second year. Sources of fiber, dental concerns, and potential choking and aspiration hazards are also examined. The program concludes with a discussion of toddler behaviors that can cause mealtimes to be unpleasant for ca...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2008

The Transitional Period: Nutrition of the Young Child 24 min.

This video illustrates the gradual introduction of solid food to breastfed or formula-fed infants beginning around 6 months of age. Viewers learn about the importance of adding foods periodically one at a time, and ending the feeding when the infant indicates being full. A part of the series Nutrition of the Young Child. (24 minutes)

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2008

Benefits of Breastfeeding: Nutrition of the Infant 24 min.

This program discusses the reasons that breastfeeding is beneficial to infants, emphasizing the importance of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months and continued breastfeeding with the addition of solid foods for one year or longer. Benefits to the mother are also covered. A part of the series Nutrition of the Infant. (24 minutes)

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2003

Diet During Pregnancy: Nutrition of the Infant 24 min.

The program explains the importance of good nutrition for both the embryo/fetus and on the mother. Emphasis is given to particular micronutrients shown to be deficient in pregnancy, such as folic acid, calcium, vitamin D, iron, and zinc. Substances and food to be avoided, including alcohol, excess vitamin A, certain fish, and items that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes are noted as...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2003

Formula Feeding: Nutrition of the Infant 24 min.

This program examines the various types of formula available, such as cow’s-milk-based, soy-protein-based, and various specialty formulas for infants with particular requirements. Discussing the three kinds of formula—powdered, concentrated liquid, and ready-to-use—the video stresses the importance of mothers and caregivers following the directions exactly. In addition, feeding techniques and prec...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2003

Techniques for Successful Breastfeeding: Nutrition of the Infant 29 min.

This program explains successful breastfeeding techniques, then covers the causes of and treatment for engorgement and sore nipples. The importance of monitoring a baby’s eating patterns in terms of insufficient breast milk, weight gain, and appetite spurts is also addressed, along with some common myths about breastfeeding, A part of the series Nutrition of the Infant.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2003

Toddlers and Preschoolers, Part 2: Nutrition of the Young Child 25 min.

This video discusses various reasons for poor appetite in children and how to address the problem. Topics include food "jags," food refusal, over­consumption of milk and juice, self-regulation of appetite, and the importance of being aware of the types of food served in childcare facilities. Strategies for introducing new foods are explored, in addition to the issue of obesity in children and help...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2002