16 Best Pregnancy Videos of 2012
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16 Best Pregnancy Videos of 2012
For many women, pregnancy is a joyous and wonderful experience. Personal growth is coupled with the tremendous expectation of the new life inside, and every day is a journey. Biology, development, and the giddy anticipation of new parents each find a happy place in this series of excellent pregnancy videos.
Marvel at the amazing progress your baby is making on a daily basis, and take your pregnancy lessons from the nation’s leading experts in human obstetrics and embryology. Whether you’re pregnant right now or hoping to be soon, you will love this collection of pregnancy clips.
Pregnant and I Know It
This clever spoof of the hit “I’m Sexy and I Know It” song takes a preggo turn in this hilarious clip. The spot-on lyrics and the pregnant dancing bring pregnancy into a new realm of awesomeness.
If you are pregnant and you know it, turn this video up, get down, and groove to the new theme song of pregnancy. You’ll be sliding around in your socks in no time, and at least you know that you’ll have plenty of company when you’re in the “pig out” phase—just sing along!
Pregnancy Test Ad: Blonde Girl
No offense to the many blonde expectant mamas out there, but this commercial is great. A quick jab at silly ladies everywhere (and perhaps a cunning commentary on the odd appearance of the latest electronics?), this spoof offers an easy laugh for anyone who has stared—dazed and confused—at a pregnancy test.
Those things are awfully hard to read, after all. Why not let those pesky test makers know how complicated the darn things can be?
One of the most charming time-lapse pregnancy videos around, this clip follows the growing Jefferson family in their months of anticipation of their first baby. Listen to “You are my Joy” as you see her tummy expand in a creative and artsy circle of photos.
You will be rewarded with tons of cute baby photos—after all, baby bump videos are much better when they include plenty of post-bump pictures! A cute-as-can-be film from start to finish.
Taylor Lautner on SNL: Surprise!
This holiday skit sheds a whole new light on the big announcement. In terms of the hundreds of YouTube videos of pregnancy revelations, this SNL skit takes the cake for most awkward and surprising.
Find out how Taylor Lautner’s SNL relative takes the news of his wife’s new pregnancy—you’ll be grateful your own family isn’t this over the top! If they are, however, just consider blocking the entrance to your chimney. Safety first.
Unlikely Things to Hear in a Maternity Ward
BBC Comedy offers viewers a cheeky glimpse into the minds of its best comedians in this improvisational skit. Find out what clever things you would never want to hear at the hospital.
The most unexpected comments pop out of the mouths of these British comedy stars in this brief skit. Just keep your fingers crossed that none of these comments come to fruition in your own visit to the maternity ward!
Hilary Duff’s Pregnancy Secrets
Funny or Die offers another hit comedy skit in this commercial spoof of Proactiv. Enjoy Hilary Duff’s best-kept pregnancy tips and consider ordering the product for your own needs.
After all, it’s time pregnant ladies came together to lobby for excellent products like the one showcased in this parody. Who doesn’t love a little harmless, hairless fun during pregnancy?
We Told Dads They’re Going to be Grandpas
This home video of a pregnancy announcement is perhaps the most surprising and enjoyable of the many floating around YouTube. After all, this clip puts the spotlights on the Grandpas-to-be instead of the Grandmas (who scream no matter what).
If your dads get this excited about your baby news, you can join the few others who can lay claim to such enthusiastic future grandfathers. There may not be many like this, but the world would be a more animated and happy place if there were!
Preggers: Here Comes Kiian
This creative and sweet baby bump videos offers a stylish and sassy take on the “here comes baby!” clips. Follow Kyoko down the hall as she begins the 23-week introduction to baby Kiian. And what an entrance Kiian makes!
Filled with lots of “After” photos, this charming clip will warm your heart. The simple love and joy displayed in this brief video is touching and unique—making it one of the best pregnancy clips around.
Giving Birth with a Midwife
Many women have an idea about Giving Birth with a Midwife that may not match reality; this video clears up the myths and offers every mother-to-be the basic information she should know about midwives and natural birth.
Are you interested in a more personal birth experience and relationship with your provider? If so, this video may offer great insight as to the pros and cons of pursuing a childbirth experience with a midwife. Get the facts—then make your choice. (And then, thank BabyCenter for creating this great clip!)
TED Talks: Alexander Tsiaras—Conception to Birth, Visualized
Alexander Tsiaras is a mathematician who marveled at the miracle of human life. Taking his scientific understanding and coupling it with his passion for development, he helped create medical imagery linking art and technology.
After a few moments of viewing the stunning images he has captured, you will understand his awe at the process of procreation. See what all the fuss is about by clicking, marveling, and sharing!
“Human Body: In Vitro Fertilization” by National Geographic
For the trustworthy basics on in vitro fertilization, look no further. This National Geographic video follows a couple and their doctor as they begin the journey to creating a new life—outside of the mother. Learn how the process works and what the main steps are along the way to a pregnancy via in vitro fertilization.
Best of all, you can look forward to the darling clip of the couple’s successful attempts. Hint: it’s better than just a single baby!
9 Months of Gestation in 20 Seconds
This remarkable baby bump video tracks the growth of one very happy lady every other day over the course of her pregnancy. See the evolution of the belly in one of the cutest digital scrapbooks around.
Better still, you can find out how this original couple did it—they offer their creative tips to everyone at Enjoy Your Digital Life. Making a video like this may just be the best creative memories you ever capture on film!
From Conception to Birth
This National Geographic clip from the “In the Womb” production offers viewers a brief look into the stunning development from egg and sperm to a thriving, kicking, crying baby. It’s as if this video really does take you into the womb and right next to the growing fetus.
Enjoy the front row seat, and then check out the other fabulous pregnancy-related National Geographic videos posted on YouTube—you won’t be disappointed!
Inside Pregnancy: Weeks 1 to 9
In this short clip, you’ll be shocked by how quickly your baby forms from just a few cells into a tiny being with a beating heart, brain, fingers, and eyelids. See the amazing transformation from the comfort of your desk chair, and then share it with your loved ones, who may also be wondering what’s going on inside you so early in the pregnancy.
BabyCenter has done it again: check out this amazing video that offers a spectacular digital animation of early pregnancy. The site also offers a wonderful selection of videos to take you further along through your pregnancy.
Eating for Two (or More)
This controversial and thought-provoking clip covers an interview with author and pregnancy nutrition expert Nina Planck. Nina offers her insight from anthropological research about the historically embraced omnivorous diet for fertility, pregnancy, and breastfeeding.
Listen to the fascinating global customs and find out what Nina believes this means for women wanting to get pregnant or have the healthiest babies possible. Veganism and vegetarianism meet a strong foe in this interview—see if Nina can win you over to her Real Food plan.
Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy: Month One
Enjoy the Discovery Health guide to fertilization and the first four weeks of pregnancy. Find out how it all begins, with sharp medical animation and a clear explanation of what is really going on inside your body.
The beginning of your baby’s life is just the tip of the iceberg for these excellent Discovery Health pregnancy videos; just check out the list of the month-by-month pregnancy videos right below this terrific clip.
16 Best Pregnancy Videos of 2012 Closing
A world of amazing images and philosophical musings were covered in these top-notch pregnancy videos. Hopefully, you will leave this video collection with a better understanding of human development, a few super-creative ideas for chronicling your own experiences, and a newfound appreciation for the miracle of life.
These down-to-earth, joyous treatments of the most amazing events in a woman’s life deserve the critically acclaimed attention they have received. Enjoy them again, share them, and let everyone know where they can find the best pregnancy videos around!