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Some milestones in premature infants at 6 to 24 months.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  612407     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The onset of 12 milestones that occur from 6 to 24 months of age was studied in premature and full-term infants. The milestones are: sitting, crawling, teething, walking, pursuit of a hidden sound-making object, stranger anxiety, separation anxiety, "no" gesture, words, phrases, speech "no," and speech "yes." It was hypothesized that premature infants would show delay in acquiring milestones related to time separated from mother. Compared to full-terms, the prematures had no significant difference in the means for the onset of the milestones except for: sitting, crawling and walking related to maternal separation; and crawling and teething, related to birth weight.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child psychiatry and human development     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0009-398X     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Psychiatry Hum Dev     Publication Date:  1977  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-07-15     Completed Date:  1978-07-15     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1275332     Medline TA:  Child Psychiatry Hum Dev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Auditory Perception
Birth Weight
Child Development*
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Longitudinal Studies
Maternal Deprivation
Tooth Eruption

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