La educacion prenatal: una mirada desde la educacion para la salud.

The objective of this essay was to make a reflection on prenatal education as part of Health Education. For this, were extracted the different educational approaches and models proposed through history and have had a role in decision making in social contexts. This analysis of the concept of educati...

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Autor Principal: Rojas Valenciano, Ligia
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2010
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/enfermeria/article/view/3643
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/19532
Sumario: The objective of this essay was to make a reflection on prenatal education as part of Health Education. For this, were extracted the different educational approaches and models proposed through history and have had a role in decision making in social contexts. This analysis of the concept of education in general and Health Education was based in focuses and models developed. It also presents some important aspects of complexity in health. Respect to the situation of antenatal education, were exposed four models very current. It was concluded from this discussion that the approach to health education does not respond to a single approach, but a mixture of them. Besides, the complexity in health is proposed as a construction of a space where human groups are related to the environment. Finally, prenatal education has also been influenced by different models which promotes a process that begins before conception, continues through this, and go beyond birth and the postpartum period.