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Prenatal Families

9 Group / 18 Home-Based Sessions

The Prenatal program addresses the current issues faced by couples expecting a child including the use of prescription drugs, alcohol and tobacco during pregnancy; the relationship between healthy pregnancies and proper nutrition; the effects of stress on the baby; ways to keep a healthy sexual relationship; and issues of body image, weight gain, dieting and brain development during pregnancy.

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Program Description...

    The Prenatal Program® is a nine/eighteen session group/home-based program.

    Pregnant moms and their partners or other adult family members attend 9 Group or 18 Home-Based sessions. The sessions focus on improving the quality of life for the mom, her partner and the relationship. Parents learn about the dangers of smoking, drinking and use of legal and illegal drug use while pregnant. Parents also learn about proper nutrition, fetal growth and development and healthy brain development.

    • Parents receive an illustrated Handbook 
    • DVDs, role play & discussions facilitate learning
    • The Activities Manual for Parents allows the facilitators to implement the program
    • Each session runs 2 1/2 (Group) & 2 (Home) hours with 30 minutes of food & relaxation

Parents Increase Their Skills & Knowledge...

    • Handling stress & anger
    • Handling weight gain & body issues 
    • Preventing drug-related birth defects
    • Nurturing themselves & their partners
    • Keeping their bodies & babies healthy
    • Encouraging healthy brain development
    • Understanding fetal growth & development
    • Maintaining a healthy sexual partner relationship
    • Understanding the importance of nurturing touch & infant massage

Product   Qty Price
Prenatal Families - Facilitators Activities Manual for Teaching Parents - Group (PREAMPG)
Prenatal Families - Home Visitors Instructional Manual for Teaching Parents (PREHVIM)
Prenatal Families - Parent Handbook (PREPHB)
Resource Materials
Implementation Manual (NPIMP)
Infant Massage Handbook (IFM-H)
Multicultural Parenting Guide (MCG)
Nurturing Book for Babies and Children (NBBC)
Red, White, and Bruises Booklet (RWB)
DVDs and CDs
Babies & Booze Don't Mix DVD (FASDVD)
I'm Only Doing This For Your Own Good DVD (SPK2DVD)
Infant Massage Short Version DVD (IFMSDVD)
Assessments and Evaluations
AAPI / PARTI / NSCS Online Administrations (AOL) ***added to your account within 1-2 business days
Certificates for Facilitator's - pkg/20 (CERF)
Certificates for Parent's - pkg/20 (CERP)
Optional Online Resources
AAPI / NSCS Online Reporting Module (AOL-RM) ***added to your account within 1-2 business days
Optional Professional Manuals
A Fourteen-Step Quick Implementation Guide (PIM#3)
Assessment, Evaluation & Research: Examining Parenting History, Beliefs, Knowledge & Skills (PIM#2)
Nurturing Parenting Programs Catalog (CATALOG)
Optional Supplemental Materials
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Families Supplemental - Lesson Guide for Teaching Adults (LGBT-LGA)
Native American Parenting Supplemental Lesson Guide (NA-LGA)
Prenatal Families Program (PRE)