GCSE Child Development

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Pre-conceptual care
Care of the mother before she conceives.
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Layette
Clothing for a new-born.
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Threatened abortion
When there is a significant risk of abortion, but professionals may be able to stop it by sewing up the cervix or using medication.
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Missed abortion
When the embryo or foetus has passed but the body has not gotten rid of it and the pregnancy continues to progress, but with a dead foetus. Surgery will be performed to evacuate the foetus.
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Inevitable abortion
When an abortion will happen, it is only a matter of time and nothing can be done to prevent it.
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Hyperemesis
Severe sickness during pregnancy.
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Ketosis
When high levels of ketones build up in the mother's urine.
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Syntocin
A hormone given to induce labour.
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Confinement
The time a woman gives birth.
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Apgar score
A score given to new-borns immediately after birth and then five minutes later. It indicates to health professionals the state that the baby is in and the care that it requires.
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Colostrum
The milk produced within the first few days of breast feeding.
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Fore milk
Milk produced at the beginning of a feed. It helps to satisfy the immediate need of the baby.
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Hind milk
Milk produced towards the end of a feed that is generally more filling.
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Gastroenteritis
Vomiting and diarrhoea, almost always with stomach pain. Can have different causes, such as norrovirus or food poisoning.
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Mastitis
Painful inflammation of the breast tissue.
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Pyrexia
High temperature above 37.5.
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Febrile convulsion
Seizure due to pyrexia.
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Elements of cognitive development
Imagination, creativity, egocentricity, conservation, concentration, conceptualisation, reasoning, memory and problem-solving.
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Monosyllabic babbling
When a baby makes noises before the start talking, such as da da da da.
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Polysyllabic babbling
When a baby makes noises with different sounds, e.g. mee moo mee moo.
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Holophrase
When one word is used to symbolises a group of objects.
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Echolalia
When a child copies what the people around them are saying.
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Motherese
The tone a mother uses to talk to her child.
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Stages of play
Solitary, Parallel, Looking on, Joining in and Cooperative.
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Child minder
Someone who takes children into their home to look after them (still has to be registered with Ofsted and have relevant qualifications).
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Nanny
Someone who cares for the family or child in their home. They do not need to be registered with anyone or have any relevant qualifications.
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Key person
The person in a childcare setting who builds up a relationship with the child and has particular responsibility for them.
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EYFS principles
Unique child, positive relationships, enabling environments and learning and development.
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SENCO
Special Educational Needs COordinator.
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RIDDOR
Reporting of Injuries Disease and Dangerous Occurrences regulations.
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Clothing for a new-born.

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Layette

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When there is a significant risk of abortion, but professionals may be able to stop it by sewing up the cervix or using medication.

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Card 4

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When the embryo or foetus has passed but the body has not gotten rid of it and the pregnancy continues to progress, but with a dead foetus. Surgery will be performed to evacuate the foetus.

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Preview of the back of card 4

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When an abortion will happen, it is only a matter of time and nothing can be done to prevent it.

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