Late Infancy~

By: Cloe Allen

Facts

•The shortest of all development periods

•Time of radical adjustments

•plateau of development

•hazardous period of development

•Often learns to be scared

•Lasts from 7-12 months

Health factors

Whether your child is born ordinary, or with a disability, there are always going to be things to look out for when raising an infant.

If your child is born with a disability, you always need to be careful how you handle things. Since they learn differently and understand things differently, you need to have patience with them.

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As you can see in the picture above, this baby is in her late infancy stage, she is beginning to crawl.

There can be many things that go wrong in the infancy stage of life.

Some infants can have later development, like not crawling, sitting up, or walking on time. Also, during late infancy, you can start to see signs of speech developmental issues. For example, no babbling or any type of noises, if this happens, the child brain isn't developing correctly. Later in life, the child is most likely going to have to take a speech class to be able to speak and pronounce better.

Stress with infants

Infants can often get stressed out easily, the stress can be contagious to the parents of the child. To refrain from infants getting stressed, you can do a number of things.

-Physical attention

-Communicate

-Take a stroll with your baby

-Read to your child

Agencies to help with infants

There are not many agencies to help with infants, but you need to take them to the doctor's office for checkups.

Health with infants, continued

The most you can do during the late infancy stage health wise is,

-Bathe and lotion the child

-Make sure the milk isnt too cold or too warm

-Make sure the child is fed 3 times a day

-Get the correct vaccinations

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Late infancy; It's a hazardous, but crucial time in life.