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What would be the estimated age of the infant? Mommy Linda is playing with her infant, who is sitting securely alone on the floor of the clinic. The mother hides a toy behind her back and the infant looks for it.

This question is part of Community Health Nursing,Maternal and Child Nursing Practice Test
Asked by Posh, Last updated: Mar 26, 2020

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Answered Nov 07, 2018

Answer: (D) 10 months Rationale: A 10 month old infant can sit alone and understands object permanence, so he would look for the hidden toy. At age 4 to 6 months, infants cant sit securely alone. At age 8 months, infants can sit securely alone but cannot understand the permanence of objects.
 

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