NRS434 week Topic 1 DQ 2

Consider the following patient scenario:

A mother comes in with 9-month-old girl. The infant is 68.5cm in length (25th percentile per CDC growth chart), weighs 6.75kg (5th percentile per CDC growth chart), and has a head circumference of 43cm (25th percentile per CDC growth chart).

Describe the developmental markers a nurse should assess for a 9-month-old female infant. Discuss the recommendations you would give the mother. Explain why these recommendations are based on evidence-based practice.


9-month old female development markers

According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) (2020), a 9-month old baby should be able to at the minimum the following:

Social and Emotional- being afraid of strangers and attaching more to those who are familiar to them.

Language/Communication- Understand no and makes sounds such as “dada” and “mama”.

Cognitive- plays peek-a-boo…..Click link below to purchase full tutorial at $5