Learning Outcomes for Study Session 14

When you have studied this session you should be able to:

14.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 14.2 and 14.4)

14.2  Describe the major dietary constituents for good health in a pregnant woman, advise women on eating well with little money, and explain the problems resulting from a poor diet. (SAQs 14.1 and 14.2)

14.3  Explain the benefits of good hygiene and other self-care activities in pregnancy. (SAQ 14.3)

14.4  Explain the benefits of immunization against tetanus. (SAQs 14.3)

14.5  Explain the benefits of early and exclusive breastfeeding for the mother and for her baby. (SAQs 14.3 and 14.4)

14.6  Explain the benefits of family planning to achieve birth spacing and discuss postpartum contraception with pregnant women. (SAQ 14.4)

Study Session 14  Health Promotion Issues During Pregnancy

14.1  Nutrition during pregnancy