Developmental Psyc Chapter 3
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Date Created: 09/23/16
Chapter 3 – Prenatal Development, Birth, and Newborn Baby Teratogens = harmful (dose, heredity, age, negative influence) Drugs, tobacco, alcohol, radiation, pollution, infectious disease Other Factors: nutrition, emotional stress, Rh incompatibility, Age, health care Importance of Prenatal Care: Monitor general health weight, capacity, growth Treat complications diabetes, preeclampsia Natural/Prepared birth classes, relaxation, labor coach Preterm: Born several weeks before due date Weight appropriate for length of pregnancy Small-For-Date: Preterm or full-term Low birth weight Newborn Reflexes Rooting, Sucking, Moro, Stepping States of Arousal REM/NREM (sleep), Drowsiness, Quiet Alertness, Waking Crying Soothing a Crying Baby: Hold on to shoulder, rock or walk Swaddle Pacifier Massage Talk softly, rhythmic sounds Combine methods Newborn sense of touch sensitive (palms and feet) Investigation, severe pain stress and hormones, cured w/ anesthesia and sugar Infants prefer sweet tastes, odor preferences, can locate odors and locate mother by smell Hearing can identify human speech (Any human language) Vision least developed sense Hormones that facilitate caregiving: oxytocin, prolactin, estrogens (based on experience)
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