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.
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.