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Topic: Reproduction and pregnancy 

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 10.  Understands how knowledge and skills related to child development affect the well-being of individuals, families, and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the components of prenatal development and care (e.g., stages of prenatal development, nutritional needs during pregnancy, environmental and genetic factors that affect prenatal development, the process of delivery)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the components of prenatal development
     2.Understands the components of prenatal care
     3.Knows the stages of prenatal development
     4.Knows nutritional needs during pregnancy
     5.Knows environmental and genetic factors that affect prenatal development
     6.Understands the process of delivery
   Benchmark 5.Understands the physical and emotional factors related to beginning the parenting process (e.g., the biological processes and emotional factors related to prenatal development, birth, and health of child and mother; the implications of alternatives to biological parenthood; the impact of pregnancy on the family)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the physical factors related to beginning the parenting process
     2.Understands the emotional factors related to beginning the parenting process
     3.Understands the biological processes related to prenatal development, birth, and health of child and mother
     4.Understands the emotional factors related to prenatal development, birth, and health of child and mother
     5.Understands the implications of alternatives to biological parenthood

Health

 Standard 3.  Understands the relationship of family health to individual health
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on teenagers, their children, their parents, and society
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on teenagers
     2.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on their children
     3.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on their parents
     4.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on society
 Standard 8.  Knows essential concepts about the prevention and control of disease
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the importance of prenatal and perinatal care to both the mother and the child
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the importance of prenatal care to the mother
     2.Understands the importance of perinatal care to the mother
     3.Understands the importance of prenatal care to the child
     4.Understands the importance of perinatal care to the child
 Standard 9.  Understands aspects of substance use and abuse
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows the short- and long-term effects associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs on reproduction, pregnancy, and the health of children
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the short-term effects associated with the use of alcohol on reproduction
     2.Knows the short-term effects associated with the use of tobacco on reproduction
     3.Knows the short-term effects associated with the use of drugs on reproduction
     4.Knows the short-term effects associated with the use of alcohol on pregnancy
     5.Knows the short-term effects associated with the use of tobacco on pregnancy
     6.Knows the short-term effects associated with the use of drugs on pregnancy
     10.Knows the long-term effects associated with the use of alcohol on reproduction
     11.Knows the long-term effects associated with the use of tobacco on reproduction
     12.Knows the long-term effects associated with the use of drugs on reproduction
     13.Knows the long-term effects associated with the use of alcohol on pregnancy
     14.Knows the long-term effects associated with the use of tobacco on pregnancy
     15.Knows the long-term effects associated with the use of drugs on pregnancy
 Standard 10.  Understands the fundamental concepts of growth and development
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the processes of conception, prenatal development, and birth
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the process of conception
     2.Understands the process of prenatal development
     3.Understands the process of birth
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands a variety of physical, mental, emotional, and social changes that occur throughout life, and how these changes differ among individuals (e.g., young adulthood, pregnancy, middle age, old age)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     13.Understands physical changes that occur during pregnancy
     14.Understands mental changes that occur during pregnancy
     15.Understands emotional changes that occur during pregnancy
     16.Understands social changes that occur during pregnancy
   Benchmark 3.Knows sound health practices in the prenatal period that are important to the health of the fetus and young child (e.g., diet, refraining from cigarette smoking or use of alcohol or other drugs)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows sound health practices in the prenatal period that are important to the health of the fetus
     2.Knows sound health practices in the prenatal period that are important to the health of the young child
     3.Knows that diet practices during the prenatal period are important to the health of the fetus
     4.Knows that diet practices during the prenatal period are important to the health of the young child
     5.Knows that refraining from cigarette smoking during the prenatal period is important to the health of the fetus
     6.Knows that refraining from cigarette smoking during the prenatal period is important to the health of the young child
     7.Knows that refraining from the use of alcohol during the prenatal period is important to the health of the fetus
     8.Knows that refraining from the use of alcohol during the prenatal period is important to the health of the young child
     9.Knows that refraining from the use of drugs during the prenatal period is important to the health of the fetus
     10.Knows that refraining from the use of drugs during the prenatal period is important to the health of the young child