This unit is part of the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:
The unit provides the learner with the knowledge and understanding of pre-conceptual care; pregnancy; and health and developmental checks during the first year of life.
- Understand development from conception to end of gestation
- Understand the potential effects on development of preconception, pre-birth and birth experiences
- Understand postnatal care
- Understand developmental checks from birth to 12 months