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Child Development: 001 - Grgas - Pregnancy Advice

CH DEV 001-Child Growth And Development

Students examine the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. There is an emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages.

Research Topic

By using library resources: If you could only offer her one piece of advice about how to help her fetus develop optimally, what would it be?


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  • Pregnan* (captures pregnancy and pregnant)
  • Prenatal
  • Food consumption
  • Nutrition in pregnancy
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Physical activity
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  • Support
  • Relationships
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