Pies on Life Stages

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  • Created on: 27-11-09 12:29

Infant Physical

Physical-ability to lift head slightly (0-1 month), ability to pass an object from one hand to another (6 months), ability to roll over (6 months), ability to crawl (9-10 months).

If you place your finger in the palm of a baby's hand, they will grasp your finger slightly. This is called grasp reflex.

A new born baby is held up right with their feet touching the ground, they will make movements as it tries to walk.

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infancy intellectual

Intellectual- during the first 18 months infants have to coordinate their senses and muscle behaviour. 1-2yrs infants do not understand that an object exists unless it is in their view. 2-7yrs children do not think logically.

Babies explore by sucking toys, fingers, clothing, and so on. In this way they can get an understanding of objects.

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infancy emotional

Emotional-infants aged 5-6 months seem to recognise emotions in their carers. As they grow they gradually learn that they can influence their carers.

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infancy social

Social-infants soon learn to recognise their mothers voice and smell, and can do this from the age of 2 months.

At about 12 months of age infants often develop a fear of strangers and will protest if they are separated from their parents.

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childhood physical

Physical-children grow steady at this time but less rapidly than during infancy. By the age of 6, a child's head is almost adult size.

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childhood intellectual

Intellectual- by the age of 2, children generally start to talk. By the age of 6 children can often use language as well as some adults. Language develops very rapidly between 2 and 6.

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childhood emotional

Emotional- as children develop language skills, they can understand and explain who they are in greater detail. Children develop from being aware of themselves by the age of 2, to being able to describe their feelings by 12.

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childhood social

Social-young children still depend on their carers to look after them. They need secure emotional ties with their family.

As children develop they become more and more independent.

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adolescence physical

physical- girls generally start puberty before the age of 13 but for boys this comes between the ages of 13-15. Puberty is a developing stage which prepares the body for sexual reproduction.

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adolesence intellectual

Intellectual- An adolescent may be able to imagine and think about things they have never seen or done. By adolescence people can often imagine their future and how to achieve things.

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adolesence social

Social- between 13-18 most adolescents will begin to explore relationships with possible sexual partners

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not to  be rude but just asking have you copy it from book (health and socail care written by fisher et al 2009 or 2006 no wait i think 2009) if you did copy then its fine i'mnot trying to be rude :D smail :) thanx agian for this


this is good if you copy it from book oyou know why........... its good for those people who are not botherd opening book and read :D


and if u hvent den i  must say "wow" ...... :()


This is really helpful.. do you know the care needs for each of these please? :)

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