Unit 1 - Family and Parenting

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What is a reconstituted family?
Two different families bought together through marriage to create a new family unit
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What is a nuclear family?
Traditional family unit of two parents with children, usually two or more and are biologically related
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What is a lone parent?
A single parent looking after a child or children on their own
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What is an extended family?
A family consisting of parents and children who live with grandparents or aunties/uncles
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What is a foster family?
Somebody looks after a child for a short amount of time, temporarily
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What is an adoptive family?
Somebody becomes a legal parent/guardian for a child and looks after them permanently
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What do families provide?
*Care & love *Emotional support *Financial Support *Advice/Guidance *Friendship
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What do people consider when starting a family?
*Finances *Age *Emotional Maturity *Support from partner/family *Career/job
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What is a male condom?
A barrier method. A thin sheath that covers the penis and stops the sperm from meeting the egg
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What is a femidom?
Barrier method. A thin rubber that goes inside the woman and stops the sperm from meeting the egg
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What is the coil (IUD)?
A T shaped plastic device inserted into the uterus. It causes hormone to change to stop pregnancy
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What is the contraceptive pill?
Pills that contain hormones. They are taken by the woman and prevent ovulation
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What is the implant?
A flexible plastic rod inserted under the skin on the arm of a woman. The hormone it releases thickens the cervix opening with mucus and thins the uterus lining
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What is the injection?
An injection for a woman containing hormones that prevent an egg being released and cause the opening of the cervix to thicken
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What is a diaphragm?
A silicon dome that is covers the opening to the ****** and is a barrier method
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What is Natural Family Planning?
Knowing when the woman is ovulating and refraining from sex during this time
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What is abstence?
Not having sex
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What is a nuclear family?

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Traditional family unit of two parents with children, usually two or more and are biologically related

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What is a lone parent?

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What is an extended family?

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