Parenthood Definitions

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Nuclear Family
Living away from other family members
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Extended Family
Different generations living near
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Single-parent Family
One parent looks after children
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Foster Family
Cared from temporarily by another family
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Adoptive Family
Legally & permanently belonging to another family
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Shared Care Family
Parents separated but share care equally
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Looked After Children
Looked after in a residential home
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Step Family
New partnerships with existing children
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Same Sex Couples
Couples of same sex in a relationship
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Childcare Provision
Day care so parents can work
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Multi-cultural
Mix of different cultures
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Ethnic minority
Group with common features, i.e.; race
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Lifestyle
Way we live
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Pre-conceptual care
Preparations made to conceive
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Feet to Foot
Laying a baby to sleep so they can’t wriggle down
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Layette
Clothing & bedding for new baby
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Risk Assessment
Check of possible dangers
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Statistics
Study of numbers relating to facts
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Hazard
Something likely to cause harm
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Accident Prevention
Trying to stop an accident happening
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Convulsion
Violent shaking or spasm
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Card 2

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Different generations living near

Back

Extended Family

Card 3

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One parent looks after children

Back

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Card 4

Front

Cared from temporarily by another family

Back

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Card 5

Front

Legally & permanently belonging to another family

Back

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