Physical Development

Information and classes on developing a healthy lifestyle will be emphasized. Residents may share a room and are responsible to maintain it as well as participate in the upkeep of other common areas of the home.  

A resident will:   

  1. Have regular check-ups and be under the care of a medical doctor.
  2. Residents must show proof of an up-to-date Tdap and TB test.
  3. Be monitored regularly for blood pressure and weight gain.
  4. Participate in childbirth classes in preparation for delivery.
  5. Learn about proper nutrition.
  6. Plan and prepare a weekly menu of healthy meals and snacks.
  7. Evaluate health habits to make changes as needed.
  8. Establish a pattern of exercise appropriate to the pregnancy and post-pregnancy.