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Labor and Delivery

Main Core Tie

Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 5 Standard 3

Time Frame

2 class periods of 70 minutes each




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


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


    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: 04/11/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018