II Child Development

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Nutritional needs before and during pregnancy B. Impact of nutrition on the development of the fetus C. Nutritional guidelines D. Safety and wellness 1. Childhood illnesses 2. Immunizations 3. Fitness

  • (2) The student understands the importance of prenatal care in the development of a child.
    • (A) describe nutritional needs prior to and during pregnancy
    • (B) analyze reasons for medical care and good health practices prior to and during pregnancy
    • (C) outline stages of prenatal development
    • (D) discuss the role of genetics in prenatal development
    • (E) determine environmental factors affecting development of the fetus


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