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Consider the following patient scenario:

A mother comes in with 9-month-old girl. The infant is 68.5cm in

length (25th percentile per CDC growth chart), weighs 6.75kg (5th percentile per CDC growth chart), and has a head circumference of 43cm (25th percentile per CDC growth chart). 

Describe the developmental markers a nurse should assess for a 9-month-old female infant. Discuss the recommendations you would give the mother. Explain why these recommendations are based on evidence-based practice.

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The child is clearly smaller than she should be in in regards to the developmental milestones that each child is assessed... View the full answer

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