Unformatted text preview: ration more difficult. The child may ask repeatedly when parents will be
coming for a visit or may constantly want to call the parents. Separation anxiety will increase if the child is put in a private room
even if they have their favorite toys in the room.
27. Adolescent G/D Adolescents often are not sure whether they want their parents with them when they are hospitalized. Because
of the importance of their peer group, separation from friends is a source of anxiety. Ideally, the members of the peer group will
support their ill friend.
28. Communication Using monosyllabic babbling occurs between 3 and 6 months of age. Using simple words such as ³mama´
occurs between 9 and 12 months of age. Linking syllables together when communicating occurs between 6 and 9 months of age.
Cooing begins at birth and continues until 2 months of age.
29. Car Safety Seats The transition point for switching to the forward-facing position is defined by the manufacturer of the
convertible car safety seat but is generally at a body weight of 9 kg...
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