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has the average of fathers increased between 2015-16
In 2016, 54% of all live births in England and Wales were to mothers aged 30 and over; 68% of fathers were aged 30 and over. The average age of all fathers increased to 33.3 years in 2016, from 33.2 years in 2015; for mothers the average age rose to
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How does age effect parents?
Age of Mother: Ability to conceive declines with age – more rapidly after the age of 35. Research shows lots of women wait til between 35 and 45 to have a baby due to other factors but this can be risky for health reasons. Age of Father: Men produce
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name at least one advantage of a younger parent?
May be healthier and fitter, with more energy and a longer life expectancy
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name at least one disadvantage of being a young parent?
May not yet be in secure with relationship
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what are the Financial Situation?
Overall the basic cost of raising a child in the UK from birth to the age of 21 has increased to by 63 per cent since 2003, when the survey was first carried out, to £229,251 at present
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What does 1/10 people say about postponed?
One in 10 said they had postponed having their next child for financial reasons and a similar proportion said they had already limited the size of their family because of the expense.
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what does 1/5 women say about work?
Meanwhile one in five mothers said they had returned to work earlier than desired while and just over half had taken on extra work through a combination of going back early, getting a part-time or second job or increasing their hours.
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How do you prepare for a baby?
Check your: Finance,debts, Benefits, Maternity leave and Paternity leave
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what is a relationship statues?
Marriage or civil partnership remains the most common family setting for births in England and Wales as a whole, despite the steady fall in the percentage of births registered to married couples since the 1960s.
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what are the relationships between parents?
The relationship between parents is a very important consideration when making the decision to have children.
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how does family support help?
A scientific report from UCLA found that women who receive strong social support from their families during pregnancy appear to be protected from sharp increases in a particular stress hormone, making them less likely to experience depression after g
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what are the Peer Pressure
Sometimes people feel pressured to have a baby because: Friends have babies. Social expectation, e.g. after getting married. People can be surprised when people choose not to have a baby but everyone is entitled to make their own choices for their o
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What is the Genetic Counselling for Hereditary Diseases?
Genetic disorders are inherited through genes. Some can only be passed on by the mother and some only by the father and are most commonly passed on through egg or sperm.
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what are the 4 Genetic Counselling for Hereditary Diseases?
Down’s Syndrome Cystic Fibrosis Sickle Cell Anaemia Muscular Dystrophy
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What does Pre-conception Health include?
Diet Exercise Healthy Weight Smoking/ alcohol/ recreational drugs Immunisations
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What is a diet?
A healthy diet is vital for the mother before and during pregnancy as the baby relies on her for nutrients needed to grow and develop.
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what are The Food Standards Agency recommend?
5 portions of fruit and veg per day. Food providing protein and iron such as chicken, meat, fish, eggs and pulses. Starchy foods such as potatoes, rice, bread and pasta. Fish at least twice a week. Dairy in moderation such as milk, yoghurt and cheese
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what is exercise in pregnancy?
Being fit and healthy before pregnancy helps the body cope with pregnancy and birth. Regular exercise is needed to maintain fitness during pregnancy. Most forms of exercise can carry on safely during pregnancy.
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what does over weight cause?
Affect ovulation and reduce fertility. Interfere with the monitoring of the baby’s growth and development. Lead to health issues in pregnancy such as high blood pressure, pre-eclampsia and diabetes. Increase the likelihood of a caesarean.
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what does under weight cause?
Reduce fertility affecting periods and ovulation
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What is a up to date immunization?
Up to date immunisations will help to keep the mother healthy before and during the pregnancy, which also benefits the baby. The whooping cough vaccine and flu vaccine and available to pregnant women to protect them and their babies.
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what does provide Providing Love and Nurture give to your child?
All children deserve to be loved and brought up in a supportive and nurturing environment. A child who does not received love and nurture: May fail to thrive. May be unhappy and experience social and emotional difficulties both at home and in the w
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What does Socialization, Customs and Values give to your children?
As they grow up children need to understand socially acceptable behaviour. Parents have a responsibility to guide children in this area. Parents should be ROLE MODELS. This means demonstrating how to behave by example. Parents will also want to tea
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what is the barrier method?
Male Condom Sheath made from LATEX or POLYURETHANE. Put onto an erect penis before it enters the vagina. Advantages: 98% effective if used correctly Protects against many STIs Widely available Allows man to take responsibility for contraception. Di
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what is the female barrier method?
Female Condom Sheath made from POLYURETHANE. Put inside the vagina before the penis enters it. Advantages: 95% effective if used correctly Protects against many STIs Widely available Disadvantages: Sex is interrupted to put it in Possible for it to
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what is the diaphragm or cap?
Dome shaped piece of LATEX/ SILICONE that covers the cervix. Inserted into vagina before sex with spermicide gel to kill sperm. Advantages: 92% effective if used correctly Can be inserted a few hours before sex so will not interrupt sex Protects aga
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what is the Contraceptive Pill?
Taken for 21 days with a 7 day break for a period. Advantages: 99% effective if taken correctly Can help with heavy periods May help to prevent some cancers Does not interrupt sex Disadvantages: Needs to be taken same time every day Does not work i
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What is the HORMONE METHODS?
Inserted into the uterus by a doctor/ nurse where it releases hormones to prevent pregnancy.
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name at least one advantage and disadvantage for the HORMONE METHODS?
99% effective for 3-5 years depending on type dis: Can be uncomfortable to insert
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What is the NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING?
1. Monitoring Fertility Women can monitor their temperature, vaginal secretions etc to identify her fertile time (around 8 days each month). On the other days she can have sex without conceiving. On fertile days she can either use another method of c
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What is the female reproductive system?
Fallopian tubes, Ovaries Uterus, Cervix, Vagina, Endometrium
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what is The Menstrual Cycle ?
This is the name given to the ongoing cycle during which females have their period and are fertile (this means that they can conceive a baby). The average age for a girl starting their period is 12 however it can happen earlier and in some cases much
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What is the male reproductive system?
Penis, urethra, testes, scrotum. epididlymis
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what is CONCEPTION?
Occurs when sperm penetrates an egg following *********** from the penis into the vagina. The sperm will have passed through the cervix and uterus and will meet the egg in the fallopian tubes where it will lose it’s tail. The egg and sperm fuse as
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what is IMPLANTATION?
Another 7 days later the fertilised egg reaches the uterus. It implants itself in the enriched lining of the uterus. The egg is now an embryo. The outer cells link with the mother’s blood supply forming the umbilical cord, amnion and placenta.
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What is Multiple Births?
These are more commonly referred to as twins or triplets; where more than one baby grows in the uterus. Identical twins are formed when one fertilised egg divides into two cells and two baby are born with exactly the same genetic make-up. Non-identi
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What is the Development?
When you think about what happens during pregnancy it really is a miracle. In 40 weeks a collection of cells becomes a baby that on average will weigh 7.5lbs at birth
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What are the signs and symptoms of pregnancy?
Woman often experience similar signs and symptoms of pregnancy, which can occur and different times. These include: A missed period Nausea/sickness Breast changes/tenderness Needing to go to the toilet more Tiredness.
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What are the key vocabs?
Pre-conceptual care, Antenatal care, Postnatal care
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what are the 5 professionals offer support?
Midwifes Obstetrician General Practitioner (GP) Gynaecologist Paediatrician
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What are The Importance of Antenatal and Parenting Classes?
These classes help with the preparation for a safe pregnancy, birth and parenthood. Most mothers start to attend at 30 weeks pregnant. Those pregnant with twins will start earlier as the babies usually arrive earlier. Classes are generally fun an
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How to Prepare for a Safe Pregnancy and Delivery?
Providing advice on staying fit and healthy. Providing information on the various arrangements for labour and birth to enable the mother to create a birthing plan. Giving mothers the opportunity to discuss any concerns.
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How to Prepare Parents for Labour and Parenthood
Covering what happens during labour and birth. Explaining how to cope with labour including pain relief and other techniques. Giving information about different types of birth and different interventions. Explaining how to care for a baby, e.g. Feedi
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What is the Role of the Father/ Partner?
The father/ partner can do alot to support the mother throughout the pregnancy and birth. This includes: Practical support if the mother is tired. How to help the mother during labour (e.g. Massage, encouragement, refreshments). Learning relaxation a
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what do you need For the Birth to be an Emotionally Satisfying Experience?
Discussing emotions and feelings to allow expectations to be realistic. Enabling a personalised birth plan. Enabling the father/ partner to be involved. Providing refresher classes for those who already had babies. Providing information about sources
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What is the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyle and Breastfeeding?
Diet and Exercise. Negative impact of smoking, alcohol an drug use during pregnancy. The benefits of breastfeeding.
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what is the Ultrasound Anomaly Scan looking for?
The scan checks: Bones Heart Brain Spinal Cord Face Kidneys Abdomen
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What is the Alpha Fetoprotein (AFP) Test?
AFP is made in the liver of an unborn born. Blood tests check the level of AFP in the mother’s blood. Indicates spina bifida or anencephaly.
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