ERIC Number: ED111516
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Getting to Know Your Baby and Yourself: Prenatal to Birth.
Cooper, Grace C.
This illustrated booklet on prenatal care and birth is part of a related curriculum on parenting and child development designed for school-age mothers. Conception, embryonic and fetal development, the birth process, nutrition during pregnancy, and emotional and physical characteristics of pregnant women are explained. Short quizzes and answers are provided on the material covered in the booklet. Mothers-to-be are encouraged to check with their doctors to ensure good care. It is emphasized that young unwed mothers can continue to socialize with peers and still maintain good health. (BRT)
Descriptors: Child Development, Eating Habits, Emotional Adjustment, Individual Differences, Nutrition, Parent Education, Parenthood Education, Peer Relationship, Physical Characteristics, Physical Health, Pregnancy, Prenatal Influences, Recreational Activities, Unwed Mothers
Consortium on Early Childbearing and Childrearing, Child Welfare League of America, Inc., Suite 618, 1145 Nineteenth St., N. W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Paper, Set of 6 books, $12.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Consortium on Early Childbearing and Childrearing, Washington, DC.; Child Welfare League of America, Inc., New York, NY.