Prenatal Care Benefits

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A workshop about prenatal care is very beneficial to expecting parents. Having the right information at hand is very important to better understand the kind of care you need to take care of yourself and the baby that is developing. Expecting mothers need to know the dangers of certain actions that can cause harm to themselves and the baby while the baby in hard at work developing to enter the world.

One of the one of the things the mother can do is making sure they are getting enough nutrients (Berk, pg 113) and eating right during the nine months. By making sure that you are getting all the nutrients is very vital since children grow very fast in the prenatal stages. Consuming the right amount of foods throughout the pregnancy and gaining the right amount of weight for a healthy baby. If the mother doesn 't have a healthy and balanced diet this can lead to miscarriage or give birth to babies with physical defects. If the baby pasts the first trimester, most are born underweight. This can also affect the brain, by the third trimester the brain grows rapidly and for a healthy brain it must be able to reach full potential. If the diet is very poor it can affect many organs such as the kidneys, liver and pancreas. It can also result in lifetime health issues. Having sources to go to help with nutrition, such as clinics to help monitor the mother and child and to aid them getting the right foods.
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Over the years have learned that there are certain prescription drugs and nonprescription drugs that are not safe while pregnant. Some of these can cause miscarriages or even deformities to the embryos at a young age. Limbs and other issues can be present with the heart, kidneys, hearing and others also. By asking a doctor if something is safe to take would be helpful to the

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