Content being taught-Level I & Level II
Parenting and family readiness
Prenatal care- mom/fetus
Labor and Delivery options/choices/procedures
Caring for Newborn- infant health and wellness skills
Development of child birth -6 years; Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social Development- Level II
Explore students early childhood with poetry
" Children live what they learn"
Lesson 2- Am I ready to be a parent?
discuss factors to consider: finances, health, maturity and desire
assignment- write a letter to a friend who thinks they are ready.... urge them to wait
Lesson 3- Ovulation, conception and fetal development
understand how pregnancy occurs
a closer look at fetal development and the sequential and chronological order of development
Collaborative and Cooperative Team Project- visual time line of fetal development
Lesson 4- Independent research- fetal Dangers, substances to avoid during pregnancy to promote healthy fetal development.
Use of computer labs- Power Point and Gallery Walk
Lesson 5- Birth Defects- causes, detections(tests) and types
Lesson 6- Pregnancy Loss
Lesson 7- Finding a prenatal care provider ( who)
Lesson 8- Going to the first prenatal exam
Lesson 9- Where and How to give birth
Lesson 10- Baby Basic Needs- calculating the costs of all the supplies needes for the first year of life.
Lesson 11- Feeding options- bottle or breast; which suits you best?
AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK
Lesson 12- Baby names, baby showers, pack your bags
Lesson 13- Labor and Delivery/Egg Baby Project
Lesson 14- The newborn- common characteristics, evaluations and tests to determine overall health and wellness
Lesson 15- Infant health and wellness - caring for the newborn, demonstrations and posters
Lesson 16- Post Partum Depression