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Prenatal Care and Development
Course:
Child Development
Grade Level:
10-12
Topic:
Good nutrition and healthy practices during pregnancy
*Additional strategies on nutrition are available in core nutrition for all ages.
TEKS Addressed:
(4) The student investigates components of optimal prenatal care and development.
The student is expected to:
(C) describe nutritional needs prior to and during pregnancy.
(D) analyze appropriate medical care and good health practices prior to and during
pregnancy.
National FCS Standards Addressed:
14.2.1 Evaluate the effect nutrition on health, wellness and performance.
14.3.1 Apply current dietary guidelines in planning to meet nutrition and wellness needs.
14.3.2 Design strategies that address the health and nutritional recommendations for
individuals and families, including those with special needs.
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