SUBJECT: HOME ECONOMICS
TERM: 3RD TERM
Home Economics for JSS 1 – 3 by Elizabeth U. Anyakoha pg 341-358.
CHILD CARE IMMUNIZATION
2.At 2 months
I first dose of D.T.P
II first dose of polio vaccine
3. At 3 months
I second dose of D.T.P
II second dose of polio vaccine
4 At 4 months
I third dose of D.T.P
II third dose of polio vaccine
5 At 9 month
COMMON AILMENTS IN CHILDREN
Is caused by cramps in the intestines of the baby, causing the baby real discomfort or pain. A baby who has cramps cries hard common during the first 3-4 months., but much less after that.
This involves the passing of hard stool at long intervals or not passing it at all. Constipation is common with bottle fed babies.
1 Give the child extra water.
2 Add small glucose to his feed.
3 Give more fruit juice
4 Serious cases should be taken to the doctor
This is the sudden increase in the number of bowel movements, especially if they are loose and watery. Could be caused by unsuitable diets, overfeeding, infection or diseases.
Give oral dehydration therapy after each stool.
Occurs when the child has rashes in the nappy area could be caused by using dirty napkins, leaving soiled napkin on the baby for a long time, not cleaning babies buttocks properly.
TOYS FOR CHILDREN
As a baby grows he or she enjoys playing with things. It is therefore important to provide baby with toys that suits their age levels.
USES OF TOYS
1 Keeps children busy.
2 Help them to learn.
3 Helps them to exercise themselves in different ways.
4 Make children happy.
1 ___________ feeding is the natural way to feed a baby. a) bottle b) breast c) artificial d) regular e) constant
2 Babies skin is delicate it should not be allowed to get_______ a) clean b) complex c) dirty d) hard e) simple
3 Constipation is common with ___________ babies. a) breast fed b) bottle fed c) well fed d) hungry e) angry
4 The process of introducing a baby gradually to foods other than milk is called________ a) feeding b) winning c) warning d) weaving e) weaning
5 ___________- prevents a child from diseases. a) air b) sun c) warmth d) immunization e) love
1 State 4 advantages of breast feeding
2 define baby’s layettes.
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