Child Development

Key notes from child development

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  • Created on: 02-10-10 13:41

The Family

The Family

The family role to give to children is:

  • 1. Food
  • 2. Water
  • 3. Warmth
  • 4. Emotional Care
  • 5. Health
  • 6. Shelter
  • 7. Safte
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Family Types

Nuclear Family: A typical family type mum, dad and children.

Reconstituted/Step: A New Man/Women to become the step father/mother.

Single Parent: Parent that looks after a child on their own.

Adopted Family: no longer live with their genetic parents, legally looked after by somebody else.

Foster Family: only cared for a short or long period of time, checked by social workers/services.

Shared Care Family: Both parents make dicisions about the child but parents are seperated.

Same Sex Couples: The same sex have a child make by somebody else or one of the pair.

Extended Family: Another family member lives with the child and looks after them.

Looked After Children: Looked after by the state or a foster family.

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Keywords Of How A Baby Can Change A Lifestyle

Key Words:

  • Reponibility
  • Experiences
  • Company
  • Dietary
  • Not Enough Freedom
  • Have A Family
  • Less Sex
  • Different Apperances
  • Less Money
  • Relationships
  • Health Issues
  • Emotion Change
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The Penis:

  • Testies: Produce testorsterone and sperm
  • Scrotum: Bag of skin wich testies hang in and keep them cooler
  • Penis: places seman inside the vagina
  • Foreskin: Covers the top of the penis, removed in circumision
  • Vad Deferens: Sperm Duct and tube that goes to the unetha
  • Prostable Gland: Add the fluid to the sperm
  • Seminal Veictes: Energy
  • Uretha: Transportion out of the body
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  • Uterus: Increase from 30g to 1kg in weight during pregancy - very muscular walls.
  • Endometrium: Lining of the uterus - it is were the egg implants. If no implatations it comes away as a period.
  • Fallopiam Tube: Link between the ovary and the utrerus, fertallisation takes place.
  • Funal: Cathches the released ova by wafting.
  • Ovaries: Releases the egg (avalation) make hormones; oestrogen and progesterone.
  • Vagina: 10-12cm, the sperm is deposited at the top of vagina.
  • Cervix: Ring of the muscle.
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Menstrual Cycle

Days 1-7: The menstrual period. The uterus sheds its lining together with the unfertilised egg. This is seen as the menstrual blood loss unless the ovum has been fertilised.

Days 8-12: The uterus starts developa new lining.

Days 12-18: The ovary releases its next egg.

Day 16-22: The lining of the uterus thickens and gets ready to cope wiuth an egg that has been fertilised.

Days 23-28: If the egg has not been fertilised, the ling of the uterus starts to break starts to break down.

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PMT = Pre menstrual tension

OESTROGEN = Female sexual development

PROGESTERONE = Healthy reproducation

TESTROSTERONE = Healthy sexual development and physical development

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Making a Baby


  • Balls Drop
  • Grow Hair
  • Deaper Voice
  • Spots
  • Muscle


  • Grow *****
  • Period
  • Grow Hair
  • Spots
  • Voice Depends (a little bit)
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Sexual Intercause is an activity when a man inserts his penis into the womens vagina.

Fertilisation is when sexual intercause has taken place and the sperm reaches the egg; and enters the first layer of the egg.

Contraception is when the egg splits; which can go on for 3-4 days after sex.

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