Types of family.
Nuclear- Mum, dad and children
Single Parent- Mum or dad or responsible adult and children. Only one parent makes the decision for the children.
Foster- Child in an approved persons care for a short amount of time.
Adoptive- Child living with non biological parents who have parental rights over the child.
Shared care- Mum and dad have separated but still make joint decisions for the child. Also share time spent with the child.
Same sex- Child's parents are gay or lesbian.
Looked after- Child is in the care of the local authority.
Step- Parents re marry take responsibility for new partners children.
Extended- Where a child lives with their close relatives like grandparents.
Take folic acid for 3 months before conception- Prevents spinabiffada.
Stop smoking- For your own health and foetal development.
Eat healthy- Fresh vegetables, fresh fruit.
Reduce or stop alcohol intake- For your own health and foetal development.
Stop taking unprescribed drugs- For your own health and foetal development.
Avoid x-rays- Radioactivity can be fatal to your baby or cause damage to the foetus.
Aviod eating dairy products like cream cheese and raw eggs- They can carry disease which is harmful to the foetus.
Avoid contact with German measles- Can result in disabilily to the foetus.
Advise your doctor, dentist and work place of your pregnancy so that they will avoid treatments or work which could be harmful.
Menstrual cycle- Period of around 28 days when a womans womb ovulates.
Vagina- A tract leading to the uterus.
Uterus- Where the baby developes known as the womb.
Fallopian tubes- Where the egg travels to the uterus.
Urethra- Connects the bladder to the vagina.
Ovary- Produce the eggs.
Cervix- Neck of the womb.
Vulva- External genital organ.
Clitoris- Female sex organ.
Penis- Male reproductive organ.
Testis- Where the sperm is produced.
Foreskin- Protects the tip of the penis. Can be removed surgically.
Epididymus- White coils cupped against the testicles. Storage space for sperm.
Vas deferens- Carries the sperm from the Epididymus in anticipation of ***********.