Child Development - Family

Types of Family for Child Development GCSE!

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Types of Family

  • Nuclear Family

Parents and Children living together in a home seperate from the rest of the family.

  • Extended Family

Parents and Children living together with or close to other family such as Grandparents and Aunts and Uncles.

  • Single / Lone Parent Family

Where just one of the Parents is bringing up the Child, if parents have split up and have not found anyone else.

  • Step Family

Two families joined together of at least one of the couples having Children, who marry or co-habit.

  • Shared Care Family

The Divorce of seperation of Parents meaning Children live in two households, Mother and Fathers, spending time with both Parents.

  • Foster Family

When a Child has been placed in care and are living with another family either long term or short term.

  • Adoptive Family

Where a Child has been invited into a home to stay because they don't live with other family members.

  • Residential Care Home

Small groups of Children are looked after by cares in a family like structure.

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Family Planning - Contracaption

  • Male Condom

Sperm prevented from entering ******.

  • Female Condom

Sperm prevented from entering ******.

  • Diaphragm (Cap)

Prevents sperm from meeting egg
sperm made inactive by spermicide

  • I.U.D (Intrauterine Device)

Prevents implantation of a fertillised egg

  • I.U.S (Intrauterine System)

progestogen is slowly released preventing sperm from meeting egg

  • Combined Pill

Prevents ovaries from producing eggs

  • Mini-pill

Makes it difficult for sperm to enter the uterus and implantation of fertillized ovum.

  • Contraceptive Implant

Prevents egg and sperm meeting and implantation.

  • Contraceptive Injection

Makes it difficult for sperm to enter the uterus and for fertillized egg to implant.

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