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Late adolescence

Late adolescence isn’t a tough period as the individual is by now well aware of his or her growth and knows what to do and what not to. However, there are few things to be noted in the individuals who reach the age of late adolescence. Tasks of the age …

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Middle adolescence

Freedom and its limits At 15 to 17, middle adolescence have two important tasks. First, they must come to terms with their sexuality and the conflicting emotions aroused as they begin romantic encounters. Second, they must separate emotionally from their parents and find that they can function independently. As a …

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16 month old

The world of 16 month old baby has taken a turn and a first aid kit needs to be at hand during this period. The baby will now understand things clearly. She will learn that telephone is no more a toy to play or crayon is something she cannot eat. …

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15 month old

The 15 month old baby is now realizing that she is an individual and no more a part of the parent. The world is getting bigger for the little one. Earlier, when the baby is taken close to the mirror, they would try to touch the image believing that it …

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13 month old

The world is now getting bigger for the 13 month old baby. He is now walking all by herself. There might be few babies who are still walking with the help of support. The parents can relax because there are few kids who do not walk until they are 1.5 …

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12 month old

The baby has now completed one year, 12 months and it is time for the parents to rejoice and celebrate. It’s the first birthday of the child and very precious moment for the child and the parents. As the child is now 12 month old, serious changes can be seen …

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11 month old

As the baby reaches the age of 11 months, she is more independent and confident about what she does. The 11 month old kid is now close to completing one year. The child is now independent and has learned to stand without any support. He is squatting and stooping. He …

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Early Adolescence

Early adolescence is the age when kids begin to transform into a different personality and start to experience newer things related to health, psychology, surroundings etc. Changing bodies and minds From twelve to about fourteen, the main psychological challenge is to come to terms with rapidly changing bodies—one’s own and …

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Child Guidance Clinic

Child Guidance Clinic (CGC) is a specialized health service, based on an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to deal with the behavioral problems of children and adolescents, who are not fully adjusted to their environment. The first child guidance clinic was started in Chicago in 1909. The team: Child guidance is …

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Failure to thrive

Failure to thrive (FTT) is a clinical state of growth failure due to any cause, characterized by any one or more of following features: Lack of growth i.e. weight < 3 percentile, Sustained weight loss Reduced growth velocity i.e. weight dropping at least two major percentiles below the previous values …

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