Cyp Level 3 2.1,2.2,3.2-3.4,4.1-4.3,5.1,5.2

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Task B A.) Personal factors Health, a child who has ill health may spend time in hospital and miss schooling, this would affect the child in education on all levels including emotional & social aspects of making friends etc. also conditions like asthma which can be triggered by certain conditions could affect a child’s physical development. Influences before and at birth, a babies development can be affected whilst still in the womb of the mother i.e. if the mother smokes, drinks or abuses drugs the baby could be harmed at this time or even if the maternal anxiety & stress could influence development. Infections that the mother may pick up such as rubella can create difficulties for the developing baby. A child’s development can also be influenced by when their born and during the birth. Some babies are born prematurely and this can play a part in their later development, this is one reason premature babies progress is measured according to the date they were due to be born rather than their actual birth date. External factors Poverty, this affects children and their families in a variety of ways for example, education: lack of opportunities can affect life outcomes, children from low-income families are less likely to do well academically due to the fact of potential of reduced access to quality education and the best schools as well as limited access to a variety of books, equipment plus internet. Diet can also affect the growth, behaviour and development of any child, families on low income tend to buy cheaper produces and products and often these are processed which are full of salt, fat and sugar, these have less nutritional values which could cause lack of concentration and energy. Looked after children, there are many reasons why children may be in the care of the local authority including family breakdowns, inadequate parenting, youth offending
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