Exposure to Mother and Baby Experience

Identifies, recognise and responds to the needs of: • Babies • Pregnant women • Post-natal women Can demonstrate safe and effective emergency care of mother and baby
Explain the physical and psychological effects of pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period on maternal and fetal health e.g. disorders of early pregnancy pelvic floor and surrounding structures, postnatal depression.
Discuss the effects of parenthood on the family.
Discuss the health and social care professions and their practitioners in the provision of services to meet the needs of parents and parent-to-be.
Identify the key aspects of the role of the midwife.
Discuss the facilities that exist in your area for pregnant women with regard to smoking cessation, drug misuse, and nutrition in pregnancy and sexual health.