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Growth from top to bottom

Cephalocaudal

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Growth from center to extremities

Proximodistal

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What is the average weight and length of of the U.S baby

7 1/2 lbs and 20 inch

3

What is the avg. weight and inch of a 2 year old

26-33 lbs 32-35 inch

4

Brain swelling and hemorrhaging

Shaken baby syndrome

5

The region of the brain that is farthest from the spinal cord and includes the cerebral correct ad several structures beneath it

Forebrain

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Tissue that covers the forebrain like a wrinkled cap and includes two halves or hemisphere

Cerebral cortext

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Specialization of function in one hemisphere of the cerebral cortext of the other

Lateralization

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Infants 0-2 years or age sleep a total of ___ a day

12.8 hours

9

Biological processes and environment condition influence the brains development

Neuroconstructivist view

10

What is a sign of rem sleep in babies

Fluttering of eyelids while sleeping

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What's are symptoms of sudden infant death syndrome

Infant stops breathing without an exact cause

Highest cause of death in US
Highest risk 2-4 months of age

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A wasting away of body tissues in the infants first year-severe protein calorie deficiency

Marasmus

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A condition caused by a severe defiency in protein which the child's abdomen and feet swell with water

Kwashiorkor

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What is healthy for a baby to eat daily

50 calories per pound

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Causes a lower risk in type 2 diabetes, breast and ovarion cancer

Breast feeding

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Burns, choking,falls, poisoning, car accidents, suffocation

Most common accidents in infancy

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The perspective on motor development that seems to explain how motor skills are assembled for perceiving and acting

Dynamic systems theory