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Transition to Parenting Continuum 2

To enable students to gain insight into and understanding of the significance of labour and birth on the transition to parenting within a socio-culturally diverse context.

Course Code DTTP504
Level 5
Credits 15


Demonstrate knowledge of how anatomical and physiological/neuro-hormonal features can shape labour and birth.

Evaluate the use of a range of strategies and self-help methods that can be called upon in labour and birth to support the woman/wāhine and promote physiological birth.

Analyse how the experience of labour and birth may impact on early parenting and understand mitigating factors that may be utilised.