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Infant weight 124
Infants typically double their weight by 4th month and triple by age 1. Mostly gain fat. Fat stored to nourish brain if eating interrupted by sniffles....
Head sparing 124
Biological mechanism that protects the brain when malnutrition affects body growth. The brain is the last part of the body to be damaged by malnutrition.
Point on a ranking scale of 1 to 100. Neither the 40 bit 80 percentiles are worrisome alone, but the combination and change are warning signs.
- Newborn 15-17 hrs
- First 2 months 14.25 hrs
- Next 3 months 13.25 hrs
- 6-17 months 12.75 hrs
Rem sleep 125
Rapid eye movement sleep,a stage of sleep characterized by flickering eyes behind closed lid, dreaming and rapid brain waves.
Custom in which parents and their children (usually infants) sleep together in the same room.
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