Prenatal Families Primary Prevention - Education 9 Group / 18 Home-Based Sessions, Each session runs 2 1/2 (Group) & 2 (Home) hours - Primary Prevention PR - Prenatal Program Description • Understanding their beliefs and knowledge regarding parenting • Using stress relaxation techniques such as affirmations and visualizations • • Dealing with physical, social & emotional changes occurring to themselves • Parents receive an illustrated Handbook • The Activities Manual for Parents allows the facilitators to implement the program • DVDs, role play and discussions facilitate learning • Identifying unhealthy possessive & violent partner relationships • Understanding the importance of nurturing touch & infant massage • Keeping their bodies & babies healthy • Nurturing themselves & their partners • Preventing drug-related birth defects • Handling stress & anger • • Handling weight gain & body issues • Understanding fetal growth & development • Maintaining a healthy sexual partner relationship • Encouraging healthy brain development Program Specific Materials Parents Learn Addresses 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 between partners; and issues of body image, weight gain, dieting and brain development during pregnancy. Family Development Resources, Inc. * NurturingParenting.com * 1.800.688.5822 Activities Manual for Parents contains program activities manual for conducting the home & group-based Prenatal Program. Each professional conducting the program should have their own copy. T To Order Use Code, PREAMPG-CD (Group Manual, CD Includes: Family Nurturing Plan Group & Individual Assessment, & Family Nurturing Journal) - $30.00 OR PREHVIM-CD (Home Manual, CD Includes: Family Nurturing Plan & Journal, & Evaluation Form) & Evaluation Form) - $50.00 Parent Handbook is an informational guide for parents describing numerous nurturing parenting techniques, as well as stages of fetal development, cultural parenting concepts, significance of names, concepts, significance of names, changes occurring in mom and weekly home practice assignments. Each parent participating in the program needs a Handbook. To Order Use Code, PREPHB** - $15.00 PREPHB** - $15.00 *Available in Spanish **Available in Spanish & Other Languages 10