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Family and parenthood

The definition of a family is a family is the basic unit of a society.

A step family is formed when one or both people in a couple, with children from a previous relationship,
re-marry or co-habit.

These are true facts

Adoptive parents must…

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A fertilised egg plants itself in the uterus

The sperm determined the sex of the baby not the egg.

Weight gain is not an early sigh of pregnancy.

Babies become viable after 24 weeks.

EDD stands for estimated delivery date

The average length of a pregnancy is 37-42 weeks.


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The cervix is found at the neck of the uterus.

The penis ejaculates sperm.

Sperm are deposited at the top of the vagina.

The uterus is a pear shaped organ.

Semen is a mixture of seminal fluid and sperm.

Sperm is stored in the epididymis.

The pre-conceptual care begins before…

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The water in a birthing pool must be at 37 ° c

The organs that are found in the birth canal are uterus, cervix and vagina.

The umbilical cord is cut between two clamps.

Induction is the name of artificially starting labour.

The ventouse doesn't pull the baby out.


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Oblique position baby lies at an angle in the uterus.

The breech position baby has legs or bottom first.

These are found in the SCUB incubator, monitor, nasogastric tube, neonatiologist, ventilator and light

Bonding is the feeling of love and affection between a parent and child.

Holding is not…

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Fluoride protects teeth.

Foods high in calories, e.g. fast food and confectionery, are specifically designed with children under 5 as the
target market.

The government has introduced legislation to control the advertising of these foods.

In the first few days after birth colostrums is produced. it is a clear liquid,…

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There are two ways to expressed positive or negative.

At 15 months they have rapid mood swings.

At the age of 2 they start to have temper tantrums start.

Negative feelings make a child feel bad.

Making friends is a social skill.

At 6 months babies are scared of strangers.…

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Role play is known as imaginative play.

Creative play uses the imagination.

Health and safety

You should place a burn in cold water for 10 minutes.

Head lice are spread by head-to-head contact.

Parasites are easy to treat.

Threadworms are visible in faeces.

Mumps give a child swollen gland in…

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A vaccine is given in an injection.

A pre-admission visit for a non-emergency admission to hospital can reassure children. They will be shown
equipment and encouraged to play with it.

Keeping a baby in the parent room at night and offering a dummy for the first 6 months can help…

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People don't always know what benefits are available to them.

All early years are registered provided must use the framework e.g. childminder, pre-school, schools and

The EYFS profile must be completes by all providers for each child in the academic year that they reach 5

Cystic fibrosis is an…


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