Introduction To Growth And Development

Children develop physiologically and emotionally. Therefore, it is useful to define certain age-appropriate groups. The following terminology is used:

With physical growth, the growing size is meant. Development is the growth of physical and mental abilities Both processes depend heavily on genetics, diet and environmental factors. Children develop physiologically and emotionally. Therefore, it is useful to define certain age-appropriate groups. The following terminology is used: Newborn: birth-1 month infant: 1 Month to 1 year Small child: 1-4 years Older child: 5-10 years Pre-Growing Child: 11-17 and 17-19 years

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