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Labor and Delivery

Time Frame:
2 class periods that run 70 minutes each.


Stages of labor and delivery. Symptoms the mother might experience.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 5 Standard 3

Explain the birth process and needs of a newborn.



Background For Teachers:
The textbook used is, "Strengthening Family and Self" published by Goodheart-Willcox.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Labor and delivery. An epidural is the most commonly used anesthesia. Terms: stages of delivery, dilation, afterbirth, obstetrician; pediatrician, episiotomy, nurturing and bonding/postpartum. Define nurturing and bonding. Touch is critical in the bonding process. Postpartum symptoms.

Instructional Procedures:
Day 1: Journal, Text, Video Clip Father of the Bride 2, Unit Notes and Discussion, Video Clip The Incredible Human Machine by National Geographic. Day 2: Fieldtrip to Hospital

Assessment Plan:

Web Sites

    Go to the UEN lesson plans folder and click on the lesson topic. This quiz might include questions that do not apply to the subject (they were from my concurrent enrollment textbook reading). You'll need to delete these questions.


Created Date :
Apr 11 2003 12:58 PM