Infant Essay Topics

Patient Teaching

Introduction: I have chosen breastfeeding as my teaching topic for this assignment. The specific clientèle will be the new mother at between 2 and 7 days postpartum, newly discharged from hospital. As a community health nurse working with children and young families, I do initial postpartum visits at home. Breastfeeding is a very complex skill,… View Article

Children and food

Being a first time mom can be scary, and worrying about your baby getting the right nutrients and developing “on time” is something many mothers worry about. When to start your baby trying out solids, is something that can vary from child to child however there are some clues that you can take from you… View Article

Milk Powder Rev A

Breast milk is the best food to the babies, especially to the new born babies. However, in Hong Kong, due to the limited support from working places and shopping areas, also with lack of promote of breast feeding from the government, most of the working mothers would like to use the baby/infant formula milk powder… View Article

Biting Hurts

This article listed several reasons why an infant or toddler bites such as exploration: infants and toddlers do not always understand the difference between gnawing on a toy and biting someone, teething: infants do not truly understand the difference between chewing on a person or a toy, cause and effect: infants and toddlers discover that… View Article

Safe Haven Laws

The Safe Haven Laws for newborns is an alternative to leaving infants in unsafe places. Not all women who get pregnant are ready to raise a child and sometimes they see no options except to abandon the baby. Safe havens provide a new option; it allows a birth parent to leave a newborn infant (less… View Article

Morality and Babyhood

Characteristics of babyhood: (From 2 weeks to 2 years) i) Babyhood is the true foundation age. At this time, many behavior patterns, attitudes and emotional expressions are established. It is a critical period in setting the pattern for personal and emotional adjustments. ii) Babyhood is an age of rapid growth and development. Babies grow rapidly… View Article

Development from birth – 19 years

The guide below explains what you might expect from the development of the child through various ages: Physical development: this refers to the body increasing in ability and functionality and comprises of gross motor skills (using large muscles) with movement in their legs and arms whilst also developing fine motor skills (precise use of muscles)… View Article

Nature and Nurture

Today most people believe that nature and nurture influence human development together. Newborn infants enter the world with all sensory systems functioning and are well prepared to learn about their new environment. Newborn infants have some innate abilities when they were born. But these abilities are not enough to adapt a new environment. So they… View Article

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative: Breastfeeding for Life

Abstract Malnutrition is responsible directly or indirectly, for about one third of deaths among children under five. Nutrition and nurturing during the first years of life are crucial for life-long health and wellbeing. Exclusive breastfeeding is known to benefit mother, child, environment, and to be cost- effective. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global… View Article

Infant and Child Development

This assignment will critically review Howlett, Kirk and Pine’s (2011) study, which aims to investigate whether attendance of gesturing classes affects parental stress. Howlett et al. , (2011) attempt to examine claims, advertised by commercial products, that believe attending gesturing classes can improve child-parent communications, thus reducing parental stress. Participants gave demographic information and completed… View Article

Brain Development And Early Childhood Education

Babies begin to learn about the world around them from a very early age. Children’s early experiences – the bonds they form with their parents and their first learning experiences – deeply affect their future physical, cognitive, emotional and social development. Learning starts in infancy, long before formal education begins, and continues throughout life. A… View Article

Child and Young Person Development

Learning outcome 1.1 Describe the expected pattern of children and young people’s development from birth to 19 years, to include: ·Physical development ·Communication and intellectual development ·Social, emotional and behavioural development Birth to 3 years The expected pattern starts at 0-3 years where a child is expected to develop the most. They have little control… View Article

Teenage Pregnancy

Statistics from the Malaysia Welfare Department for this year, from January to April 2010, reported that 111 unmarried young girls were pregnant. The figure, however, is just the tip of the iceberg as many cases go unreported and pregnancies terminated. It also reported in New Straits Times on 23rd July 2010, the body of a… View Article

Law and Ethics Case Study – Nestle

Many lawful and ethical issues in Public Relations come from large corporations drive to maximise profits. An example of this is Nestles unethical conduct regarding their infant milk in the early 70’s, causing a huge scandal. Along with other aggressive marketing techniques Nestle was appointing uniformed Nurses to distribute the baby formula and leaflets for… View Article

Physical Development

0 – 3 Years oldPhysical Development Birth to 3 Months: 1.1 From birth babies move there heads head’s and arm this moves down through to legs and feet. New Born babies turn their head side to side when their cheek is stroked, which aids in feeding. Babies can turn their head side to side when… View Article

Nutrition Essay

I certify that this assessment is the result of my own work and quotations and sources of information have been duly acknowledged in the text. This work has not been submitted for any previous award. In this assignment the author will be comparing the components of a balanced diet for babies, children and young people,… View Article

Are Babies Prewired For Survival

Are babies prewired for survival? This is a question that has been researched and debated in the psychological world for decades. Standing on the side of nature in the ever going battle of nature vs. nurture, we will discover that babies possess cognitive skill, biological abilities, and physical characteristics that not only allow them to… View Article

Engage In Personal Development

1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role Job description 1.2 And 3.1 Explain expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards. Evaluate own knowledge, performance and understanding against relevant standards. A day in the life at my setting. Arriving at my setting each day I am required to sign in… View Article

Macbeth Explication: “If it were done when ’tis done”

The final scene of the first act opens up with a powerful soliloquy presented by Macbeth, If it were done when tis done (I.7.1-28). Shakespeare uses various literary techniques to express the ideas rushing through Macbeths mind prior to the murder of Duncan in his home. In previous scenes, Macbeth has been told prophecies of… View Article

Breastfeeding Vs. Formula Feeding

Feeding your new baby is one of the first activities you accomplish as a mom. As a new parent, it is your responsibility to make sure your baby will get off to a good nutritional start. To do that means, you must decide what is best for you and your baby, whether to breastfeed, or… View Article

Regarding Maternal Deprivation

1) Give an understanding of your feelings regarding maternal deprivation. “Maternal depravation” has been used to describe a whole range of situations in which the infant is deprived of his/her relationship with its mother/ primary carer. Bowlby’s theory of “Maternal depravation” was founded on the hypothesis, that if a child is detached on a physical… View Article

Interview with a Human Services Worker

I chose to interview my mother. Her name is Barbara Lee and she works for the Riverside County Office of Education. She is an infant teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing. She has been working in her position for about 30 years and she still loves it! The human problems she works with… View Article

Individual Differences in Attachment

Attachment is when you get a strong reciprocal, emotional bond between two people like with a mother and infant. The attachment acts as a basis for further emotional and psychological development. Following on from the study carried out by Schaffer and Emerson (1964) on the phases of development in attachment, Ainsworth and Bell (1978) investigated… View Article

Teaching assistant

A child’s main development from a new born baby to a 2 year old infant consists of a completely dependent newborn to a child who can lift their head and crawl within 6 months. Around this age a child’s growth begins to slow down to a weight gain of 450-600 grams a month, to then… View Article

My Most Successful Moment to Date

Through all my years of high school I was homeschooled. This was due to the fact that my mom was taking care of my grandparents in Florida, at the time we lived in North Carolina, and my dad traveled for work; therefore, there was no body to take us to school. Online school became the… View Article

Faith love time and dr. lazaro

In this story, Brillantes confronts the most important questions of our lives as Christians: Does God exist? If so, what is the nature of God? I remember Tim telling me that Brillantes succeeds in telling a compelling story because he never preaches or subverts. That he allows the reader to experience, rather than solve, the… View Article

Module Eight: Text Questions

Describe the case of Genie. What happened to her? Why is this case important? Genie was a young girl, and it has been said that around the early age of 20 months that Genie was kept in a backroom tied to a toilet chair. This case was so important because by time Genie was found… View Article

A & P- Pediatric trauma and Dehydration

Following a severe spinal cord injury in the lumbar region, the voluntary muscles in the legs and the hips will be paralyzed. Describe the effects of the paralysis on the skeleton. * As I begin this it might be wordy but, if anyone has any questions please ask, this being a perspective of a Paramedic… View Article

Human Communications

Everyone has a slightly different style of communicating this is one of the things that make every individual unique. As we know communication is a two-way process and effective communication requires everyone involved to be able to express their own thoughts and messages and to understand the communication of others. In a way it is… View Article