Home Economics Childcare- Planning a Family Section One

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Chilcare-Planning a Family Section 1 Acia
Tully
Childcare Revision
What is meant by `nuclear' family and how is it different to a
`extended' family?
A nuclear family is two parents together living with their
child/children it is different to extended because it is only the
immediate family whereas they have grandparents, aunts and
uncles etc included in everyday life.
What is a disadvantage of bringing up a child in a single sex or
one parent family?
The disadvantage of bringing up a child in a single sex family or
one parent family is that the child may need someone that is the
same gender as them to talk to about personal problems and
these families can't really provide that.
A child has many emotional needs they need to live in a stable
environment, they need love and care and they also need
discipline but they also have material needs like shelter, clothes
to keep them warm, food and health care.
Family structures have changed a lot in the past 50 years
because the society is no longer sexist women no longer stay at
home cleaning, cooking and taking care of the children they now

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have independent career's and even some fathers now choose to
stay at home and look after the children and now many children
are born into one parent families.…read more

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The woman's vagina is where ejaculated sperm goes.
Fertilisation takes place in the fallopian tube.
The ovaries are where eggs are produced.
The uterus is the womb and this is where the baby grows during
pregnancy.
The endometrium is the lining of the uterus, made up of blood
vessels it breaks down and comes away each month if the egg
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sexual intercourse and also the man has to quickly remove his
penis soon after he ejaculates to prevent sperm leaking out.
The least effective method of barrier contraceptive is the
Diaphragm as it is only 92-96% effective.
The pill, injections, implants and IUS use hormones to stop
implantation.
IUD can stay in your uterus for up to 10 years.
The mini pill is unreliable if you don't take it within three hours.…read more

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In the female sterilisation operations the fallopian tubes are
cut or tide so the eggs can't move down into the uterus.
In the male sterilisation operation the sperm duct is cut .
Things woman can do to increase the chance of having a healthy
baby is avoid drinking alcohol, do not smoke, do not take drugs,
have a healthy balanced diet, take folic acid, regular exercise
and immunisation to rubella.…read more

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high up in the fallopian tube because a unfertilised egg only
survives for a day. 3. The sperm reaches the egg but only one
gets in. 4. The egg membrane changed to stop anymore sperm
getting in. 5. The Egg + Sperm=Zygote. 6. The zygote divides and
becomes a ball of cells. 7. After 7 days the ball of cells reaches
the uterus and implants into the lining.…read more

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