Describes the impact of nutrition, exercise, and weight gain on pregnancy outcomes by profiling three pregnant women: a teenager, an overweight woman and a physically active woman. Also covers : function of the placenta, developmental stages and the critical periods of fetal development. Specifies how alcohol, drugs and smoking affect pregnancy.
Audience: prenatal education with individuals or groups; interpreter training; high school, college, university or English as a Second Language classes
This 4 part presentation in American Sign Language with captioning and voice over provides practical information on healthy lifestyle during pregnancy, prenatal care and childbirth that can be used with deaf, hard-of-hearing or hearing individuals.
"In American Sign Language captioning and voice over"