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Table 1 Outline of the prenatal education intervention program

From: Effects of needs-based education for prenatal anxiety in advanced multiparas: a randomized controlled trial

Session Topic Duration Format Teaching strategy
knowledge on prenatal anxiety 1. Welcome and orientation to the program
2. Introduction of prenatal anxiety
3. Adverse effects of prenatal anxiety
4. Discussion and feedback
60 min
10 min
Lecture PowerPoint lecture
Video presentation
Knowledge on maternal age-related maternal and fetal risks 1. Risk for mothers and fetus
2. Identification of abnormal symptoms
3. Risk prevention strategies
4. Case study
5. Discussion and feedback
60 min
10 min
Lecture PowerPoint lecture,
Video presentation,
Case-based learning
Knowledge on psychological relaxation strategies 1. Psychological relaxation strategies
2. Progressive muscle relaxation training
3. Case study
4. Discussion and feedback
60 min
10 min
Lecture PowerPoint lecture,
Video presentation,
Case-based learning
Knowledge on use of medication during pregnancy 1. Experience during medication uses
2. A short test on medication uses
3. Medication sensitivity during pregnancy
4. Medication information acquisition, understanding and evaluation
5. Case study
6. Discussion and feedback
60 min
10 min
Lecture PowerPoint lecture,
Video presentation,
Case-based learning
Problem-based learning
Knowledge on labor and childbirth 1. Indication of labor onset
2. Physical and psychological preparation for birth
3. Labor process and skills
4. Discussion and feedback
5. Summary of prenatal education program
40 min
10 min
10 min
Lecture PowerPoint lecture,
Video presentation,