Infant States

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Infant States

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check the boxes that correspond to the six infant states.
    • A. 

      Tired

    • B. 

      Active alert

    • C. 

      Smiling

    • D. 

      Quiet sleep

    • E. 

      Actively fussing

    • F. 

      Crying

    • G. 

      Quiet alert

    • H. 

      Interactive

    • I. 

      Active sleep

    • J. 

      Drowsy

    • K. 

      Hungry

  • 2. 
    What would you do if your baby looked like this:  
    • A. 

      Let her cry it out.

    • B. 

      Tell my partner that the baby is crying.

    • C. 

      Try swaddling, side lying, patting, and shushing to help calm her.

    • D. 

      Yell at her to be quiet.

  • 3. 
    It is time to feed your newborn, but she appears to be deeply sleeping. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Play loud music to startle her awake.

    • B. 

      Just let her sleep.

    • C. 

      Wait a few minutes until she is in an active sleep state, then undress her, change her diaper and talk to her while rubbing her feet.

    • D. 

      Bounce her gently while saying "shush" to try and change her state.

  • 4. 
    Your baby's eyes are opening and closing and look dull. You really want to interact and play with her. What will you do? Check 3 correct boxes.
    • A. 

      Do nothing and hope she will come around.

    • B. 

      Talk to baby.

    • C. 

      Swaddle baby and gently pat her back.

    • D. 

      Make eye contact with baby.

    • E. 

      Sit baby upright and lay her down a few time.

    • F. 

      Hold her and make "shushing" sounds.