Life Development: Infancy

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  • Life Development: Infancy
    • Physical
      • Newborn: Can see, smell, taste, hear, feel pain
      • 3 months: Makes variety of sounds. Watches movement of hands
      • 6 months: If held, can bear own weight
    • Intellectual
      • Newborn: Startled by loud, sudden noise
      • 3 months: Knows carers voice. Turns to sounds he knows
      • 6 months: Responds to name and carer's voice
      • 9 months: Looks for dropped toy. Understands no, bye-bye
      • 1 year: Imitate adults
      • 18 months: Has a vocabulary of 15 words. Interested in own reflection
      • 2/3 years: Two word sentences. 200 word vocabulary. Ask question
    • Emotional
      • Newborn: Cries when hungry or wet
      • 3 months: Coos or smiles a lot
      • 6 months: Screams when annoyed
      • 9 months: Strong bond between child and carer (Attachment relationship)
      • 1 year: Likes to be within sights he knows and adults. Show affection with hugs
      • 18 months: Can be clingy to main carer
      • 2/3 years: Express violent emotions. Tantrums. Does opposite from what told. Doesn't like separation
    • Social
      • Newborn: Sleeps for most day and night, aware of surroundings and people when awake
      • 5 months: Enjoys bath and caring routines (e.g. feeding, cuddling)
      • 6 months: Takes everything I mouth. Tries to help being fed
      • 9 months: Holds own bottle or cup. Plays  peekaboo
      • 1 year: Waves 'bye-bye' when asked. Doesn't put things in mouth as often
      • 18 months: Feeds themselves. Cries when around strangers
      • 2/3 years: Copies parents. Plays with children (parallel play). Doesn't like sharing


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