Parenting and Caring

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 19
  • Published : February 25, 2013
Open Document
Text Preview
Community and family studies
Module: parenting and caring
Dot point: becoming parents and cares
Biological parents: the child would have parents genetic material, parents are parents from the moment the child is convieced. IVF (in vitro fertilisation)
Fertilllisation happenens outside the body, women are usully given hormones to stimulate the egg’s production. •Once fertilised, the embroyo is inserted into the uterus. GIFT (gamete intra fallopian transfer)

Modified form of IVF
egg and sperm are immediately put into the womens fallopian tubes. •
Reasons why couples/individuals may choose to use IVF or GIFt. •Cant conceive naturally.
Above average age.
Gender
Female may need sperm and male needs females’s eggs

Social parents
FOSTER
ADOPTION
SAME SEX COUPLES
STEP PARENTS
Parents earlier in lifeLater in life
Advantages
Easier to conceive
Discreases risk of miscarriage
Easier to engage in children’s activities
Able to see their children through their lives
Children are able to have grandparents
Benifets from governtments
Advantages
Secure jobs therefore financially secure
Emotionally mature
Prepared
More wisdom

Disadvantges
Maybe non-fianicallly safe
Disadvantages
Medical problems such as increased risk of miscarriage and down syndromes Decreased fertility
Maybe unable to keep up with children physically.
Children may not have grandparents
Children may not have their parents for most of their lives

Planned- people know in advance that they will require care. Unplanned-people do not know in advance that they will become parents. Step parenting
Legal implications
Postives
-Additional role-model
-Don’t have legal right over children
Negatives
-No legal authority
Social implications
Postives
-Child is cared for by two parents
-Increased childrens wellbeing
-Additional role model
Negatives
-Questions by family and friends
Adoption
Legal implications
Positives
-Legal transferr...
tracking img