2 to 3 months.
6 to 8 months.
12 to 18 months.
20 to 24 months.
Absent near the heels.
Evident under the heels only,
Spread over the entire foot.
Evident only towards the transverse arch.
The absence of tears.
Corneas of unequal size.
Constriction of the pupils.
The presence of red circles on the pupils.
Immature muscle coordination.
Immature central nervous system.
Possible lower spinal cord defect.
Possible injury to nerves that innervate the feet.
Midway between feedings.
Immediately after a feeding.
After the neonate has been NPO for three hours.
Immediately before a feeding.
The same size as the chest.
2 centimeter larger than the chest.
2 centimeter smaller than the chest.
4 centimeter larger than chest.
“The molding is caused by an overriding of the cranial bones.”
“The degree of molding is related to the amount of pressure on the head.”
“The molding will disappear in a few days.”
“The fontanels maybe damaged if the molding does not resolved quickly.”
Taking solid foods well.
Sleeping through the night.
Shortening the nursing time.
Eating on a regular schedule.
Offering desert followed by vegetable and meat.
Offering breast milk as long as the infant refuses to eat solid food.
Mixing minced food with cow’s milk and feeding it to the infant through a large hole nipple.
Giving the infant a few minutes of breast and then offering solid food.
Sitting up without support.
Responding to pleasure with smiles.
Grasping a rattle when it is offered.
Turning from either side to the back.
Many crease across the palm.
Absence of creases on the palm.
A single crease on the palm.
Two large creases across the palm.