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1

Growth:

increase in size

2

Development:

maturation of structures (this includes growth)

3

Progression occurs in what direction

Head to toe (cephalocaudally) & trunk to tips of extremities (proximodistally) & general to specific

4

Concepts of growth occur in a______________

orderly and predictable pattern

5

Rapid growth occurs during:

Birth-12/15m and head grows faster than the rest of the body.

6

Slower growth occurs during:

Toddler 12/15m-5 years and trunk grows faster

7

Slowest growth occurs during:

School age 5-12years and limbs grow fastest

8

Average new born weight:

7lbs

9

By 6 months weight should be:

double birth weight.

10

By one year weight should be:

triple birth weight.

11

At 6 years of age growth should be:

45lbs(20.45kg) and 45in

12

At 2 years age height is:

roughly half of adult height

13

Average NB height:

20 inches

14

By 1 year height is:

approx. 10in increase

15

By age 4 height is:

double birth length

16

At birth HC is:

greater than chest circumference

17

6-24 months HC is:

= chest circumference

18

2 years old HC becomes:

less than chest circumference

19

Under 36 months measure height in what position

length chart (if laying down) other wise they will look proportionally shorter.

20

Over 24 months measure height in what position

height chart (standing up) other wise they will look proportionally taller if they are laying down.