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KINDS OF FLOORS AND THEIR CARE
- Mud floor:
- Sprinkle water on the floor before sweeping and smoothen the floor with mud,
- Leave for some time to dry,
- Then rub with pounded sweet potato leaves and
- Cover with plantain leaves for a few hours
- Wooden floor:
- Sweep and dust daily.
- When necessary,
- Remove old polish by scrubbing with sandpaper or electric scrubber.
- Dry with a rag and apply mansion polish.
- The mat floor:
- Dust and
- Apply the polish after.
- Cemented floor:
- Wipe with a rag and
- Apply floor polish
Pebble stone floor:
- Pick up all the droppings on the floor.
- Dust the pebbles
WALLS AND THEIR COVERINGS
5 Types of walls include________
- Thatch wall,
- Mud walls,
- Wood walls,
- Concrete, or cement wall.
- Stone walls
- Always dust wood, mud and ______thatch walls.
- Don’t make stains on _____ walls
- Decorate the walls with _____ wallpapers
- Renew the paint on the wall when ____ necessary.
- Window blinds prevent _____ from throwing their eyes into the house. passers-by
- Window coverings are also part of house_____ decoration.
- Types of window blinds include_____ linen blind, venation blinds, cotton blinds.
SWEEPING THE FLOOR
- Open the doors and windows when _____ sweeping
- Bring down all the_______ with a broom. cobwebs
- Sprinkle a little water on the corner towards the _____ door
- Start sweeping from one corner towards ____ the door.
- Carry the dirt into the _____ dust bin.
- _______ all the things in the house. Dust
- Put the furniture in their____ proper places
- Collect all the things needed such as _______
- soap, and
- soft sponge
- Prepare a lather in water with _____ soap
- Wash the glasses _____ carefully
- Rinse in warm or _____ cold water
- Turn them upside _____ down
- Dry the glasses with a ______ soft, clean cloth.
- Store away in a neat and ______ reserved place
DANGER OF DUST
- Dust consists of very minute material particles which can be easily ________ blow about by wind.
- Dust is found in our rooms, outside and in ____ the air.
- The germs in dust are easily blown about and when swallowed will cause _______
- mumps and
- measles when breathed into the lungs.
- When blown to the eyes cause _____ eye diseases.
- Dust cause________ to go bad more easily than they are. materials
TYPES OF METALS
Types of metals include ______
- Iron Zinc,
Types of plastic are______
- Motherhood or mother craft is a section of Home Economics which helps to make young women to be aware of their big role of ______
- To become a mother is a pride because it is the means of helping God in ______ renewing his creation.
- To accept this challenge, it is good to understand what makes one a mother and _____ how to care for the children born.
- The most important function of the uterus is to provide protection and nourishment for a growing infant during the months that it will remain in its _____ mother’s womb.
- Each month before the female life cell is produced the lining of the uterus becomes thickened and softened in preparation to receive ________ the foetus
- But where there is no fertilization, this thickened lining of the uterus becomes unnecessary and therefore _________ is eliminated.
- This elimination process is known as ________ menstruation
- Menstruation usually lasts about _______four to five days.
- It is a monthly normal process and begins from the onset of maturity until ______ menopause
- The final cessation of menses is between the ages of ____ 45-55 years.
- This is the outcome of true love between husband and wife which enables them to ________ have children.
- This expression makes it possible for the union of the two life cells of the man and the woman, which occur within the body of the mother known as _________ Fertilization
- The life of a human being begins at _________conception
- When Fertilization happens, we say that the woman is _____ pregnant
- Pregnancy lasts for about _______ months when everything is normal. 9 months
SIGNS OF PREGNANCY.
- The first signs of pregnancy is usually _____Absence of Menses and Breast changes; that is, ___________ pronounced fullness of the breast, tingling in the breast and tenderness.
- Nipple secretion e., ______ a sticky yellowish watery fluid may be experienced from the nipples
- Nausea or _______ morning sickness and vomiting
- Changes in _______ appetite
- Excessive need of _____ sleep
- Urinary symptoms, that is _______ begins with the first missed period but soon disappears. frequent urination
- Abdominal changes: that is _____ Gradual enlargement of the belly
- Other signs are________ pale face, weakness of the body and movements in the stomach
THE BIRTH OF THE CHILD
- When the child is in the womb, it receives nourishment through the___________ umbilical cord
- The umbilical cord which extends from the Centre of the child’s abdominal wall to the _____ mother’s uterus.
- It contains __________ which brings fluid and oxygen from the mother to the infant back to the mother. Blood vessels
- The child doesn’t _________ during this period, the mother does all that for the child. Eat or breathe
- At the end of nine months, the child is released to the outside world by a process known as________ childbirth, which is done by the forceful contraction of the_______ uterus walls.
- The child is Pushed through the ____ birth canal or passage.
- immediately after birth the midwife takes care of the mother and cuts the ________ umbilical cord.
- The remains close to the child are tied and it later withers away and the scar is seen as _____ the navel.
- The ________ is the link between the mother and child. navel
- Abortion is a miscarriage or the expulsion of an embryo or child during the _________ stages of development in the womb.
- Abortion may be caused by _______ diseases
- That is why it is good for a pregnant mother to consult and follow the advice of ____ the doctor during pregnancy to ensure the safe birth of the child.
- Abortion may also be caused by ________ taking poisonous drugs which kill the unborn baby in the________ This is usually a wicked act done by girls or women who______ don’t want to marry and don’t want to have children.
- Unfortunately for them, most often they ________ in trying to kill the baby in their womb. die
- This is a serious offence against God the creator, against humanity and a big threat to life, so you should ________ Avoid abortion.
- Giving birth to a blessing because that child will help you one day when you are ________ sick or your old.
ESSENTIAL FOODS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
- Protein builds up the body cells so help to keep the woman and her baby healthy. Proteins come from _____ Meat, eggs, milk
- Vitamin helps to combat the ________ attack of disease to the body.
- Vitamins come from _____ Vegetables and fruits.
- Mineral matter: they help to build the ______ liver and kidney.
- Fat and oils and carbohydrates should be eaten in small quantities to avoid over________ weight in the child.
PREPARATION FOR CONFINEMENT
An Expectant Mother’s needs include:
- Night dress
- Rubbing oil
- Sanitary belt
Baby’s needs include ____
- Napkins or diapers,
- rubbing oil,
- olive oil,
- day dress,
- baby’s cot.
The Importance of Bathing Baby
- To keep the baby clean
- To avoid bad smell or odor
- To make the child healthy and strong
Bathing Equipment for a baby include ____
- Johnson baby soap,
- Johnson baby lotion,
- sort sponge,
- oil to rub,
- the bath face towel,
- a towel
- warm water: the water should be normal before the baby is put into it.
THE BABY’S COT
- The bed of a baby is called ___ baby cot
- A baby’s cot is very important because the baby lay in it and is ____ free from contact.
- The baby’s cot needs to be always _____ neat
- We use _____ to lay the baby’s cot. a mackintosh.
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