Lecture 2 - Newborns (Neonates) I. Newborn a. Baby within 2...

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Newborns (Neonates) I. Newborn a. Baby within 2 months of birth b. Same during this point c. 2 months begins changes d. Appearance i. Large head ii. Bulging Abdomen iii. Splotchy skin iv. Misshapen head v. Divergent eye-movements 1. Eyes don’t move together e. Behaviors i. Sleep 1. Active Sleep 2. Quiet Sleep ii. Drowsing iii. Alert Awake iv. Active Awake v. Crying II. Arousal States a. Importance i. Various cycles indicate CNS development and maturation ii. Related to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) b. Stages gradually change as baby get older i. Awake for longer ii. Alert awake longer iii. Diurnal phases iv. 4 stages of sleep 1. Light sleep 2. Deeper sleep 3. Deeper sleep 4. 4 th stage – delta waves 5. REM – sleep (dreams) c. Significant impact on parenting and parent/child interactions i. Easy baby – sleeps regularly and awake and playful ii. Tough Baby – not sleeping, awake - fussy and no interactions III. REM Sleep a. 8 hours b. Restorative c. Stimulation helping development IV.Innate Reflexes a. Can’t control it b. Not learned c. Grasping
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Lecture 2 - Newborns (Neonates) I. Newborn a. Baby within 2...

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