Maternity nursing (8th ed., pp. 446-447). St. Louis: Mosby. McKinney, E., James, S., Murray, S., & Ashwill, J. (2009). Maternal-child nursing (3rd ed., p. 245). St. Louis: Elsevier.Level of Cognitive Ability: ApplyingClient Needs: Safe and Effective Care EnvironmentIntegrated Process: Nursing Process/ImplementationContent Area: Developmental StagesAwarded 1.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 5.5.ID: 327499047A nurse is assessing the language development of a 9-month-old infant. Which developmental milestone does the nurse expect to note in an infant of this age? A. The infant babbles.B. The infant says "Mama." CorrectC. The infant smiles and coos.D. The infant babbles single consonants.Rationale: An 8- to 9-month-old infant can string vowels and consonants together. The first words, such as "Mama," "Daddy," "bye-bye," and "baby," begin to have meaning. A 1- to 3-month-old infant produces cooing sounds. Babbling is common in a 3- to 4-month-old. Single-consonant babbling occurs between 6 and 8 months of age.Test-Taking Strategy: Use the process of elimination and focus on the age of the infant. Recalling the language development that occurs during infancy will direct you to the correct option. Rememberthat an 8- to 9-month-old infant can string vowels and consonants together. Review the
developmental milestones related to language development in an infant if you had difficulty with this question.Reference: McKinney, E., James, S., Murray, S., & Ashwill, J. (2009). Maternal-child nursing (3rd ed., pp. 80, 99). St. Louis: Elsevier.Level of Cognitive Ability: UnderstandingClient Needs: Health Promotion and MaintenanceIntegrated Process: Nursing Process/AssessmentContent Area: Developmental StagesAwarded 1.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 6.6.ID: 327499013The mother of a 9-month-old infant calls the nurse at the pediatrician's office, tells the nurse that her infant is teething, and asks what can be done to relieve the infant's discomfort. The nurse instructs the mother to:
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