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Introduction to Family-Centred Maternity Care

Course Code MO-401
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course is designed to examine pertinent issues related to childbirth, education and family-centred maternity care in the hospital and in the community. This course emphasizes group discussion on issues faced by both the health care provider and the childbirth educator. Topics include culture and childbirth practices, alternatives to traditional care, midwifery, prenatal testing, sexual abuse, technology and other issues related to childbearing women and their families. This course will provide you with an opportunity to facilitate a group discussion on a research topic of your choice. ($60 materials fee included)