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Transition to Parenting Continuum 1

To enable students to gain insight into and understanding of the broad range of factors relating to pregnancy that influence the transition to parenting continuum.

Course Code DTTP503
Level 5
Credits 15


Discuss the systems and frameworks that provide structure and support for women/wāhine, their partners and whānau accessing maternity services.

Identify and discuss some of the features of both a healthy well pregnancy and a pregnancy that may require some form of additional support.

Demonstrate knowledge of how the experience of pregnancy shapes birth and early parenting from physical, psychosocial and cultural perspectives.