Pregnancy Videos

A pregnancy video for each step of your prenatal journey

If you're wondering how you can make the nine months ahead of you more comfortable, create a nourishing and delicious menu and even have an easier delivery, you've come to the right place. With the help of prenatal expert Latham Thomas, you'll learn good yoga exercises for health and fitness, plus what to include in your diet to make sure you and your baby are getting everything you need. Pregnancy can seem like a long and difficult journey, but these pregnancy videos will help you to relieve stress, overcome the challenges you meet along the way and really enjoy your pregnancy to the fullest.

Each video is designed with a particular milestone, symptom or concern in mind, and together with the rest of the series, it will help you understand what's happening with your body and the best ways to improve your pregnancy experience. Are you wondering when and how to begin a good pregnancy exercise routine? Well, there's no better teacher than a certified yoga instructor to help you work out safely and effectively. Are you set on eating a healthy diet, but you're stumped when it comes to quick and wholesome recipes? Who better to learn from than a holistic nutrition expert? These videos will provide the helpful insight and encouragement you need at every stage of your pregnancy.

Introduction - Meet Latham ThomasIn the first pregnancy video of the series, you'll meet Latham Thomas, prenatal guru and founder of Tender Shoots Wellness. In this video on pregnancy health you'll learn what to expect from the series, including why yoga is the ideal exercise for every stage of pregnancy and what foods will keep you happy, healthy and energized right up until your delivery.

1st Trimester Fitness and YogaFirst Trimester Fitness and Yoga: Using light weights and a few clever yoga props, Latham Thomas teaches you how to incorporate adequate exercise into your daily routine in this short pregnancy fitness video. Learn how you can tailor a light prenatal yoga routine to combat some first trimester discomforts like fatigue, constipation and mood swings.

1st Trimester Cooking and NutritionFirst Trimester Cooking and Nutrition: In this video you'll learn how to incorporate a few more calories into your diet to support your growing baby without gaining excessive weight. Find out how to balance your menu with healthy snacks for pregnancy to ensure a good supply of the most important vitamins and minerals, and how to prepare your own "mobile pantry" so you'll never go hungry.

1st Trimester LifestyleFirst Trimester Lifestyle: One of the most common and uncomfortable effects of pregnancy is morning sickness, and without an informed approach you could struggle with nausea for longer than you had hoped. Learn a few facts about morning sickness relief in this video, including some measures proven to reduce the severity of, or even prevent, your symptoms.

2nd Trimester Fitness and YogaSecond Trimester Fitness and Yoga: Take your yoga in a new direction during your second trimester to ease pregnancy joint pain and build the muscles that will help you in childbirth. Join Latham Thomas as she leads a gentle pregnancy yoga video with a focus on protecting your joints and improving leg strength.

2nd Trimester Cooking and NutritionSecond Trimester Cooking and Nutrition: Latham Thomas offers some useful advice to help you take in the right calorie range while you tackle food cravings in your second trimester of pregnancy. Instead of merely eating for two, learn how to eat right for your changing body and your growing baby -- developing a healthy diet for pregnancy now will keep you on track for the months to come.

2nd Trimester LifestyleSecond Trimester Lifestyle: While you're getting ready to devote your life to your little one, don't forget to take some time for yourself. This video explains why self care in pregnancy is vital for the comfort, relaxation and energy you'll need to lead a healthy life and tend to your newborn. From therapeutic scents to relaxing postures, devoting a few minutes a day to nurturing your well-being will make a world of difference in your pregnancy.

3rd Trimester Fitness and YogaThird Trimester Fitness and Yoga: As you approach the end of your pregnancy, it's time to turn your attention to childbirth preparation. This is when you need to carefully conserve your energy and concentrate on the key muscles that will be involved in delivery. Follow Latham Thomas through this pregnancy exercise video as she uses specific yoga poses to target the hips and legs for greater strength, flexibility and endurance.

3rd Trimester Cooking and NutritionThird Trimester Cooking and Nutrition: Learn how to curb excessive weight gain and fill up on satisfying food in this video that covers proper nutrition for your third trimester. Whether you are struggling with the same pregnancy cravings or have fallen into a habit of overeating, your body might be suffering as a result of your current approach to food. Learn healthy and satisfying substitutes for unhealthy treats, and find out why certain ingredients can lead to huge improvements in your health.

3rd Trimester LifestyleThird Trimester Lifestyle: Relax your body and prepare your mind with prenatal massage techniques and static yoga poses. As your body approaches the last leg of pregnancy, you'll want to prepare it for delivery and protect it from damage. Learn from Latham Thomas as she walks you through techniques that will help you relieve strain on your mind, muscles and skin.

Labor and BirthLabor and Birth: Bring together everything you've learned throughout your pregnancy as you begin to prepare for the final stage of the journey: delivering baby. In this final video you'll learn a few simple but important things that will help you get ready, plus ways to ease contractions and encourage the baby's arrival. With the help of Latham's expertise and experience, you can stay relaxed and in control right up until the moment of your delivery.

Please consult with your physician before starting any new exercise or making any lifestyle changes during your pregnancy