Quiz: 25 pts. total, 1 pt./question
will cover broad themes and concepts
will not focus heavily on genetics
just understand that they have potential inﬂuence on development
will not ask about theories speciﬁcally in the intro chapters
speaks to something that we have talked about conceptually
Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Most rapid growth after conception
grow 1 in per month for 1st 6 months, 1/2 in per month from 7-12 mos.
Brain is growing a lot during this time
Babies gain a couple of pounds per month —> enormous growth
Breastfed babies (most healthy way to get appropriate nutrients) double birthweight by
baby fat peaks at 9 mos.
Do trends match each other?
-Great deal of variability, range of “normal” is very large
-Son is very tall and lean, 36” in-seam 26” waist
**Quiz —> Physical Growth Trends - bulk up before g