Exam 2: Week 1 Notes
Exam 2: Week 1 Notes HDFS 129
Pennsylvania State University Altoona
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Date Created: 02/05/16
Daily Notes Cultural Differences in Milestones lnfant Physical Development g Patterns in growth Cephalocaudal trend quothead to tailquot Proximodistal trend quotnear to farquot End of 1St year Q height grows 50 32in o weight triples 22lbs End of 2ml 0 height increases 75 36in 0 weight is quadrupled 30lbs Nutrition Breastfeeding vs Bottle feeding 0 World Health Organization WHO recommends at 6 months start adding solid food to diet breastfeed for two years 0 US Department of Health and Human Services Exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months Inclusion of breast milk for at least 1 year Bene ts to Breastfeeding o Breastmilk antibodies strengthen the immune system Formula breastmilk doesn t provide the same nutrients o Breastfeeding DOESN T strengthen child s attachment to mother 0 Changes consistency as baby agesmeets nutritional needs Baby formulas addin proteins to compensate 0 Overall health bene t stronger immune system Brain Development Neurogenesis neural tube overproduces neurons for the brain Synaptogenesis each individual neuron creates 1000s of connections Stimulation vital to neuron survival Synaptic Pruning pruning of excess synapses o Occurs prenatally through adolescence Myelination insolation around the axon produced by glial cells 0 Occurs prenatally through late adolescence Multiple Sclerosis myelination starts to erode When born have the ability to learn any language up till puberty
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