Infant development

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Prentice Hall PTR, 1989 - Family & Relationships - 334 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive cutting-edge overview of infant growth and development-- from conception though the first years of life. Interdisciplinary in perspective and topically organized, it features balanced coverage of theory, research, and practical application, as well as a strong emphasis on the interrelationships between various developmental domains and the importance of the " whole" infant. Prenatal Development. The Birth Process and The Newborn. Physical Growth. Health, Safety, and Nutrition. Motor Development. Perceptual Development. Cognitive Development. Language Development. Personality. Social Development. Emotional Development. Infant Caregiving and Education. For anyone involved in infant care.

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PREFACE Xlll
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Underlying Issues and Recurrent Themes
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THE BIRTH PROCESS
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