Understanding Pregnancy Curriculum


Presenting the latest recommendations, our Understanding Pregnancy curriculum teaches the importance of prenatal care, good nutrition, and making healthy lifestyle choices. Featuring relatable families and 3D animation that brings fetal development to life, moms feel more connected to their baby and are motivated to take care of themselves throughout pregnancy and beyond.

InJoy’s Understanding Pregnancy curriculum provides current, consistent, and research-based prenatal health information to expecting parents — no matter which teaching format you use. Available as video on DVD or USB, Printed Book + Web App (web apps also available on their own), and eClass.


  • Fetal development: Overview of trimesters, changes to mom and baby in each trimester, 3D animation of fetal development.
  • Medical care: Choosing a provider, routine appointments, ultrasounds, first trimester screening, glucose tolerance test, Group B strep test.
  • Nutrition: Extra calories, weight gain, healthy cooking and eating habits, USDA’s “MyPlate,” foods to limit or avoid, iron and folic acid, dental hygiene, prenatal vitamins, cravings, beverages, preparing to breastfeed.
  • Exercise: Guidelines, safe and unsafe activities, exercise warning signs, Kegel exercises, exercise tips by trimester.
  • Discomforts: Nausea, constipation, heartburn, faintness, round ligament pain, backache, swelling, insomnia, leg cramps, Braxton-Hicks contractions, general pregnancy warning signs, preterm labor signs.
  • Hazards: Alcohol, cigarettes and vaping, second-and third-hand smoke, marijuana, illegal drugs, medications, X-rays, hot tubs/saunas/tanning beds, tattoos and piercings, environmental hazards.
  • Emotions: Common pregnancy stressors, stress-relief tips, intimate partner violence, support, body image, relationship tips, partner emotions.
  • Hospital prenatal education programs
  • OB and CNM clinics (including Centering Pregnancy groups)
  • Doulas
  • Home visitation programs
  • Pregnancy centers
  • Community health & resource centers
  • Teen programs

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NEW UPDATE: Understanding Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Guide Video Program

Complete Curriculum , DVD , USB

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NEW UPDATE: Understanding Pregnancy eClass

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