So far I have seen a lot of women who think a better support system and more education is needed in order to improve the lives of new babies and moms in the U.S.
Please read the entire question before you make a decision. I know it sounds crazy. I have actually done a lot of research on mandatory parenting classes. How do you feel about first time parents having to take a class during their pregnancy. These classes would cover basic things like nutrition, sleep, discipline, child development stages, and other basic parenting topics. They would not be a place for ideologies or beliefs.
These classes could take the form of a home visitation program where volunteers take a few families. Visiting them once a month and offering support and information. Home visitation programs have been proven to improve the life of the entire family.
Long question. What do you think?
Answer by jcsscfam5 at 3:47 PM on Oct. 16, 2008
where I used to live actually had a program already set up like that.
it was a great program.
Answer by flutterfae at 3:49 PM on Oct. 16, 2008
Who would pay for these classes or visits? I'm a nursing student and this is something that we have discussed. I think it would be beneficial for most. Making it mandatory for ALL I don't agree with. I don't know how to separate who needs classes and who wouldn't. Tough question and even an tougher solution on how it would all work for the best.
Answer by Southerncharmes at 3:49 PM on Oct. 16, 2008
Answer by jcsscfam5 at 3:53 PM on Oct. 16, 2008
Answer by jcsscfam5 at 3:55 PM on Oct. 16, 2008
Answer by flutterfae at 3:55 PM on Oct. 16, 2008
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Answer by daughteroftruth at 7:36 PM on Oct. 16, 2008
Answer by jcsscfam5 at 10:30 PM on Oct. 16, 2008