II Prenatal Care and Development

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

A. Signs and stages of pregnancy B. Factors affecting fetal development

  • (2) The student investigates components of optimal prenatal care and development.
    • (A) identify signs and stages of pregnancy
    • (B) analyze environmental and hereditary factors affecting fetal development such as Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance, genetics, and substances and how they affect the developing child and prenatal brain development

C. Importance of good nutrition and healthy practices during pregnancy

  • (2) The student investigates components of optimal prenatal care and development.
    • (C) describe nutritional needs prior to and during pregnancy such as impact of proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates on fetal brain development
    • (D) analyze reasons for medical care and good health practices prior to and during pregnancy

D. Medical care and technological advances

  • (2) The student investigates components of optimal prenatal care and development.
    • (E) critique technological advances in prenatal care and development such as sound waves used for sonograms, amniocentesis, and alpha-fetoprotein test

E. Labor and delivery

  • (2) The student investigates components of optimal prenatal care and development.
    • (F) analyze the process of labor and delivery

F. First aid and CPR skills

  • (1) The student analyzes roles and responsibilities of parenting.
    • (D) demonstrate first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills

Resources:

  • Child Development Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Children: The Early Years, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2006
  • The Developing Child, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2004
  • Preparation for Parenting Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Parents and Their Children, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004
  • Successful Parenting for School-Age Parents Curriculum Guide, Reference Book, and Student Activity Book, Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences, 2004
  • American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.aap.org
  • American Pregnancy Association http://www.americanpregnancy.org
  • Kids Health http://www.kidshealth.org
  • Women’s Health http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy

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