physical development child care

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  • Created on: 29-09-18 09:03

physical development- childcare

Baby reflexes

- A new born baby will be able to show a number of automatic movements known as perimative reflexes.

-These reflexes happen naturally without thinking in responce to specific stimuli such as touch and noise.

-They last til about 3 months when the brain then takes over cotrol and they learn to control and do things. They are an important way that health professionals can check the health and central nervous system of the baby.

The patterns of development

There are 3 basic principles of human development that apply to everyone from birth.

1) Devbeolpment starts from the head to toe.

2) All development happens in the same order, but


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