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Amniotic Sac
A membrane containing amniotic fluid which cushions the growing baby
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Placenta
An organ that develops during pregnancy to protect the foetus (Connects the mother and baby's blood)
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Respite Care
The care given to children with special needs to give their parents a weeks break
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Fostering
Two types- Long or short term however it is only temporary. Foster parents are paid to provide for the children in all aspects of their current life
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Adoption
Adoption is permanent and their adoptive parents are not paid to look after the child/ren and take on all financial security
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Family
A family is a group consisting of two parents and their child/ren or more, living together. Saying this, they do not have to be blood related but love, care and respect eachother
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Vernix
Greasy substance covering the foetus (Waterproof)
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Lanugo
Fine downy hair covering the foetus to keep it warm
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Viable
Able to survive outside of the womb (24 weeks/6 Months)
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Reconstituted Family
Have step-parents and step-children. It is also known as a step-family. This type of family is made when an adult who already has a child marries or moves in with a new partner.
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Single-Sex Family
(Homosexuals) Single sex is when a family has two male/two female parents that are a couple. They can do this by using donars or surrogates
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Single/One-Parent
Have one parent and a child/ren. A family where the children are brought up by a mum or a dad, but not both. Usually because the other parent has left or died
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Nucleur Family
This is when blood parents and a child/ren live together seperately from other relatives.
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Extended Family
This is when families have more relatives leving in the same house or in the same street/area/nearby
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An organ that develops during pregnancy to protect the foetus (Connects the mother and baby's blood)

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Placenta

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The care given to children with special needs to give their parents a weeks break

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Two types- Long or short term however it is only temporary. Foster parents are paid to provide for the children in all aspects of their current life

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Adoption is permanent and their adoptive parents are not paid to look after the child/ren and take on all financial security

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