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NURSING 2 Nursing 1) Developmental stages of the toddler Preschool; a. Physical growth; At preschool stage, the toddler has developed fine motor skills that allow them to grasp and carry light objects. b. Psychosocial growth; the child has developed the ability to control her emotions and is capable of following simple instructions. c. Cognitive development; the child is capable of learning new thing and applying skills to solve simple problems. d. Motor development; the toddler has developed motor system and can jump and run around while being able to maintain a stable balance. School aged child; i. Physical growth; Some organs begin to advance in development. Male kids start developing testicles while females start developing breasts ii. Psychosocial growth; There is a more mature relationship between the kids. They are able to form distinct friendship groups, and are capable of keeping secrets from each other. iii. Cognitive development; At this stage a kid has a fully functional cognitive ability and are capable of learning and remembering complex problems. iv. Motor development; their motor systems are more advanced than the toddlers and they are capable of playing and running vigorously. 2) Physical growth and development of an infant (0-12 months)
NURSING 3 Babies grow faster at infant stage than any other stage of their lives. At this stage, they double their weight by the time they reach 6months old, and by the time they are 1, the weight is tripled. A gradual increase in height happen between 6months and 1year old and the infant double his/her length. The heads grow by ½ inch per month for the first 6months, and ¼ per month till they reach 1-year-old. 3) Importance of PLAY in a child’s development Play helps in the development of a child’s cognitive, physical, social and emotional well- being; it offers them the conditions that are suited to improving their creative thinking, experimenting and ability to bond with others and to their surroundings. (Bento & Dias, 2017) 4) 4 impacts that a family may have if a child gets hospitalized. a. The family may develop the fear that the other children might also contract the same disease. b. The parents might become stressed up and require emotional support due to some invasive medical procedures used in treating their children. c. The family might develop fear of their sick child dying. d. It causes financial strain to the family depending on the type of admission and the health insurance coverage available.

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