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Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
Prenatal care
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  • 1. Prenatal care – Healthy Pregnancy
  • 2. Prenatal Care
    A pregnant Woman should…
    Say YES to:
    • Good nutrition- The single most important factor in prenatal care
    • 3. Proper weight
    • 4. Scheduled doctor visits – can help prevent serious complications
    • 5. Moderate exercise
    • 6. Enough rest
    • 7. Good Hygiene
    • 8. Sensiblepersonal care in other activities…work, family, entertainment, travel.
    Say NO to:
    • Drugs not prescribed by her physician
    • 9. Alcohol
    • 10. Smoking
    • 11. X-rays
  • Weight Gain During Pregnancy
    • Weight Gain should be slow at first.
    • 12. Approximately 3 pounds in first 3 months.
    • 13. Last 6 moths, steady increase of about 1 pound per week.
    • 14. Recommended weight gain during pregnancy is 24-30 pounds
  • Distribution of pregnancy Weight Gain
  • 15.
  • 16. Parts of developing fetus
    Placenta: The tissue which connects the fetus to mother’s uterus.
    Umbilical Cord: Long tube which connects the placenta to the developing fetus. Nourishment and oxygen are carried to fetus and waste products are removed through this cord.
    Fetus: Name for unborn baby from about the 7th/ 8th week of pregnancy.
    Uterus: Organ in which baby grows until birth.
    Amniotic Fluid: Fluid which surrounds and protects the fetus during pregnancy
  • 17. Proper Nutrition
    Reasons why proper nutrition is important during pregnancy:
    • Weight gain of 24-30 pounds
    • 18. Unborn child is totally dependent on mother for nourishment
    • 19. Mother’s reserve nutrients and diet can be depleted if her diet is not adequate
    • 20. Dietary deficiencies will contribute to low birth weight and premature babies, as well as birth defects such as brain abnormalities and spina bifida.
    • The addition of folic acid to the diet is crucial. 4000 unnecessary cases of spina bifida can be prevented each year with either a vitamin supplement or adding folic acid to the diet.
    • 21. During pregnancy at least one of the following foods high in folic acid, should be consumed daily:
    • 22. Green leafy vegetables, asparagus
    • 23. Dried beans (pinto, lima…)
    • 24. Citrus fruits and juices
    • 25. Whole grain breads and cereals
    • 26. liver
  • Guidelines for Healthy Eating
    • Focus on Fruits: 2 cups each day = 1 banana, 1 large orange, ¼ cup dried fruit
    • 27. Vary your veggies: Eat more dark green veggies such as broccoli, spinach, 3-4 servings per day; serving is about ½ cup.
    • 28. Get your calcium rich foods: 3 cups of low-fat or fat-free milk or equivalent of another food; cheese 1 ½ ounces = 1 cup milk
    • Make half your grains Whole; Eat at least 3 ounces of whole-grain cereal, breads, crackers, rice or pasta everyday; 1 ounce = 1 slice bread
    • 29. Go Lean with Protein: Choose lean meats and poultry; Vary your choices with more fish, dried beans, nuts and seeds.
  • Teen Diets
    • Teens have special nutritional needs because their bodies are still growing and developing.
    • 30. It is especially important for pregnant teens to cut out the junk food (or keep to a minimum) and have enough calcium and iron in their diet.
  • end
  • 31. Prenatal care – Healthy Pregnancy
    Name_____________Period___Date_____
    Do’s & Don’ts
    Weight Gain
    Distribution of Weight
    Nutrition
  • 32. Pregnancy Changes
    A. _______________________________________________________
    _______________________________________________________
    B. _______________________________________________________
    _______________________________________________________
    C. _______________________________________________________
    _______________________________________________________
    D. ______________________________________________________
    _______________________________________________________
    E. _______________________________________________________
    _______________________________________________________
  • 33. Guidelines
    • Focus on Fruits: _______________= 1 banana, 1 large orange, ¼ cup dried fruit
    • 34. Vary your veggies: Eat more ____________veggies such as broccoli, spinach; 3-4 servings per day; serving is about_________
    • 35. Get your _________rich foods: 3 cups of low-fat or fat-free milk or equivalent calcium rich food; ________1 ½ ounces = 1 cup milk
    • 36. Make half your grains__________; Eat at least 3 ounces of whole-grain cereal, breads, crackers, rice or pasta everyday; ____________________
    • 37. Go __________________: Choose lean meats and poultry; Vary your choices with more____________________, nuts and seeds
    • 38. ______________have special nutritional needs because their bodies are still growing________________________.
    • 39. It is especially important for pregnant teens to ____________________(or keep to a minimum) and have enough __________________________in their diet.
  • Nutrition During Pregnancy
    Reasons why proper nutrition is important during pregnancy:
    • Weight gain of _________pounds
    • 40. Unborn child is _____________________________ for nourishment
    • 41. Mother’s _______________nutrients and diet can be __________if her diet is not________________
    • 42. _____________________________will contribute to low birth weight and premature babies, as well ___________________________ abnormalities and_________________.
    • 43. The addition of ___________to the diet is crucial. ________unnecessary cases of spina bifida can be prevented each year with either a __________________or adding folic acid to the diet.
    • 44. During pregnancy at least _________of the following foods high in folic acid, should be consumed daily:
  • Prenatal Care
    A pregnant Woman should…
    Say YES to:
    Say NO to:
    Weight Gain During Pregnancy
    • Weight ___________should be___________________.
    • 45. Approximately ___________in first _____months.
    • 46. Last ____ months, steady increase of about ____________________.
    • 47. Recommended weight gain during pregnancy is _______pounds
  • Distribution of Pregnancy weight gain

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