Friday, 7 June 2019

Development in the first year of life summarised

Development in the first year of life summarised
  1. Smiling starts at 3 weeks. 
  2. Selective smiling starts at 6 months. 
  3. Fear of strangers starts at 8 months, while separation anxiety starts later to that. 
  4. At the end of the first year, children also learn a few simple words like mama, dada, etc. 
  5. Weaning starts at around 6 months and should have completed by the end of the year. 
  6. An ordered sleep-wake cycle has also got established, Children learn to point at objects in the first year of life.

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