4 Rewards and Responsibilities Parents experience great rewards and many challenges.Rewards include developing new skills, strengths, and understanding of their child, their spouse, and themselves.Responsibilities involve providing constant care, love, security, shelter, guidance, and financial support.Parents need to provide emotional, intellectual, social, and moral support as well.Children create expenses such as health care, child care, food, clothing, and education.
5 Readiness for Parenting • Sound reasoning is needed before making the decision to have children.• Parenting readiness is the level of preparation parents need.• Parents deciding to have children need to analyze their emotional, financial, and personal readiness.parenting readinessThe level of someone’s emotional, financial, and personal preparation to be a child’s parent.5
6 Adjusting to Parenthood A new mother needs time to recover after giving birth.Parenthood affects new parents’ lifestyles because they have less time for each other and for former activities.Couples need to give careful thought to becoming parents.6
7 Section 25.2 Teen Parenthood Teen pregnancy can pose many challenges and risks for both the child and the parents.Options for pregnant teens include marriage, single parenthood, and adoption.7
9 Consequences of Teen Pregnancy Teen pregnancy brings even more challenges than adult pregnancy.The four basic types of problems include health risks, education challenges, financial issues, and emotional and social stress.Without a complete education, teens who become pregnant will find it hard to support a family.The time, money, and energy needed to raise a child are often more than teens can handle.
10 Teen Parenting Options Teens who suspect they are pregnant must talk to someone close.A pregnant teen should involve her partner in her plans.Options such as marriage, adoption, or single parenthood each have consequences.adoptionA legal process by which people acquire the rights and responsibilities of parenthood for children who are not biologically their own.
11 Teen Parenting Options Marriage at an early age requires special commitment, responsibility, and hard work.The decision to put an infant up for adoption is never easy.A teen considering single parenthood must understand the difficult road it can be.
12 Chapter Summary Section 25.1 Preparing for ParenthoodThe rewards of parenting are significant, but require hard work and sacrifice.Parents have great responsibilities, including playing different roles and finding financial resources.The decision to have a child should be based on sound reasoning.Prospective parents should consider their emotional, financial, and personal readiness.
13 Chapter Summary Section 25.2 Teen ParenthoodTeen pregnancy poses health risks to both the mother and the child.Teen parents face many challenges, including education, financial, and emotional and social stress.Both the father and the mother are legally and financially responsible for their child.Options for teen parents include marriage, adoption, and single parenting.
14 ReviewDo you remember the vocabulary terms from this chapter? Use the following slides to check your knowledge of the definitions.The slides in this section include both English and Spanish terms and definitions.Start
15 preparación para la crianza de los hijos parenting readinesspreparación para la crianza de los hijosThe level of someone’s emotional, financial, and personal preparation to be a child’s parent.Preparación para la crianza de los hijos.Show Definition
16 emotional maturity madurez emocional Being responsible enough to consistently put someone else’s needs before your own.Ser lo suficientemente responsable para considerar constantemente las necesidades de los demás antes de las propias.Show Definition
17 pride orgullo Pleasure and satisfaction. Placer y satisfacción. Show Definition
18 prospectiveposibleLikely or expected.Que se espera.Show Definition
19 premature prematuro Born before 37 weeks of development. Que nace antes de completar las 37 semanas de desarrollo.Show Definition
20 bajo peso de nacimiento low birth weight Weighing fewer than 5 pounds, 8 ounces at birth.Pesar menos de 5 libras 8 onzas al nacer.Show Definition
21 paternitypaternidadThe legal identification of a man as the biological father of a child.La identificación legal de un hombre como el padre biológico de un niño.Show Definition
22 adoptionadopciónA legal process by which people acquire the rights and responsibilities of parenthood for children who are not biologically their own.Proceso legal por medio del cual las personas adquieren el derecho y las responsabilidades de ser padres de niños que no son biológicamente suyos.Show Definition
23 closed adoption adopción cerrada An adoption in which the birth parents do not know the names of the adoptive parents.Una adopción en la que los padres biológicos no saben los nombres de los padres adoptivos.Show Definition
24 open adoption adopción abierta An adoption in which the birth parents and adoptive parents know something about each other.Adopción en la que los padres biológicos y adoptivos saben algo los unos de los otros.Show Definition
25 deficiency deficiencia Shortage or not enough. No suficiente o falta de.Show Definition
26 supportmantenerPay the cost of.Pagar los costos de.Show Definition