Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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ECE 3410:Human Reproduction, Perinatal Development, Health, Safety, and Nutrition

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to the Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Education Program. Corequisite:  ECE 3420  
Students will learn about human reproduction, the effects of heredity and environment upon fertility, conception, and prenatal development. They will study development from conception to birth, the stages of pregnancy, prenatal health care, the birth process, and associated risk factors. They will learn the importance and effects of maternal attachment, bonding, and nursing. They will study the newborn’s amazing capabilities, the importance of effective care, the nutritional needs of mother and child, infectious disease control, and consider safety issues.



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