Stages Of Growth And Development

These Flash Cards Were Created To Aid In The Study Of Common Expectations For A Child During Growth And Development.
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Head Sags
Early Crawling Movements
Done at one month
Can bring objects to mouth at will
Head held erect and steady
smiles in mother's presence
Done at 3 months
Binocular vision
Done at 3 months
Closing of posterior fontanelle
Diminished tonic neck and Moro Reflexes
Able to turn from side to back
Done at 2 months
Eyes beging to follow a moving object
2 months
Apperance of thumb apposition
Absent tonic neck reflex
Evidence of pleasure in social contact

4 months
Moro reflex gone
4 months
Birth weight usually doubled
takes objects presented to him / her
5 months
Average weight gain of 4 oz per week
teething may begin ( lower central incisors)
Can turn rom back to stomach
Early ability to distinguish and recognize strangers
6 months
Sits for short periods using hands for support
Grasps toy with hand (partially successful)
fear of strangers begins to appear

7 months
Anxiety with strangers
8 months
elevates self to sitting position
responds to parental anger
expressions like "dad" may be present
9 months
Crawls well
pulls self to standing position with support
brings hands together
vocalizes one or two words
10 months
Erect standing posture with support
11 months
Birth weight tripled
needs help while walking
sits from standing position without assistance
12 months
Eats with fingers
usually says two words in addition to mama and dada
Babinski disappears
Anterior (front) fontanelle almost closed
12 months
walks alone
builds 2-block tower
throws objects
grasps spoon
names common place objects
15 months
anterior frontanelle usually closed

climbs stairs
builds 3-block tower
oral vocabulary 10 worlds
thumb sucking
18 months
Early efforts at jumping
builds 5-6 block tower
300-world vocabulary
Obeys easy commands
24 months

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