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