Pregnancy and Birth: Stages in the Life Cycle

3 LD

Social Science

Course Description

The following subtopics are to be addressed:

Subtopic 1:

pregnancy as a stage of human development

Subtopic 2:

growth and development of the fetus

Subtopic 3:

effects of pregnancy upon family members

Subtopic 4:

health risks of mother and baby

Subtopic 5:

societal and ethical issues, such as fertility treatments, teenage mothers, adoption

Subtopic 6:

implications of genetic selection and counseling