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Define Health

A state of complete Social, Mental and Physical well being

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What is good physical health?

Body systems working well, being active resisting infection and ideal body weight

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What is good Emotional health?

Liking yourself, accepting others expressing your feelings and controlling your behaviour

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What is good Social health?

Relating to a range of people and having close friends

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What is assertiveness?

The mis point between aggressive behaviour and giving in, an important skill to have in a relationship

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Sexual identity

Who someone describes themself to be

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The difference between heterosexual and homosexuals

Heterosexuals have an attraction to he opposite sex whilst homosexuals have an attraction to the same sex

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Define puberty

Changes that occur when becoming an adult

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When do you ovulate

14 days before the end of your menstrual cycle

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What does growth hormone do?

It enlarges the bones and causes protein to build up in cells so to help you grow

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What does FSH do and stand for

Follicle Stimulating Hormone causes gonads to grow and produce cells

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What is the first symptom of pregnancy

A missed period

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What are teratogens

They are foods and activities that should be avoided during pregnancy such as alcohol, nicotine and high impact sports

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What are the three stages of development of a baby

zygote, embryo, foetus

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What are the three stages of childbirth?

The first stage is contractions and cervix widens
Second stage woman pushes and baby is born head first (if not it's called a breech)
Third stage goes from babies birth to the delivery of the placenta

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What are the 4 types of contraception and an example of each

Natural contraception - avoiding sex when conception is likely
Barrier methods - condoms both make and female
Hormonal methods - the pill
Surgical methods - Vasectomy (men) and tube sterilisation (women)

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What is the best form of contraception?

Abstinence, or not having sex