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1

When should toilet training begin? Why?

18-24 months because that is when voluntary control of the anal sphincter is achieved.

2

describe the babinski reflex and the time it should be present.

when the outer heel of the baby is grazed, dorisflexion of the big toe should be observed (up). this turns into a downward reflex after 12-24 months.

3

normal respiratory rate of a newborn.

30-60, intermittent apnea normal

4

normal heart rate for newborn.

120-160 bpm

5

when does the startle reflex normally disappear?

4 months