Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 5 Standard 2
2 class periods of 70 minutes each
Symptoms of pregnancy along with changes the mother will experience. Stages of pregnancy in terms of fetal development.
The textbook used is, "Strengthening Family and Self" published by Goodheart-Willcox.
Growth and changes during the three trimesters of pregnancy. Prenatal - 40 weeks. Stages: zygote, embryo, fetus. First trimester. Symptoms of pregnancy: nausea, frequent urination, missed menstrual period, etc. Formation of major organs including the heart, formation of face, and long bones. Second trimester mother experiences mood swings, baby's movements are noticeable - muscles, eyes, and ears are complete. Third trimester mother's abdomen enlarges and fatigue is common. Weight gain for entire pregnancy is 25-35 lbs. Baby drops during the last month. Pregnancy Issues: toxemia, ectopic pregnancy, stillborn, spontaneous abortion.
Day 1: Journal, Text, Video Clips -- Father of the Bride 2, Unit Notes and Discussion. Day 2: Pregnancy Station Rotations