growth of the normal child during the first three years of life
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growth of the normal child during the first three years of life proceedings of a seminar organized by the International Children"s Centre, Zurich, October, 1960

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Published by S. Karger in Basel .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Andre Merminod and the International Children"s Centre, Paris.
SeriesModern problems in paediatrics -- 7
ContributionsMerminod, Andre ., International Children"s Centre.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL14361422M

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The connection is called a ‘synapse’. The newborn brain continues to add neurons over the first few years of life and grows at an amazing rate. It doubles in size in the first year, and by age three it reaches 80 percent of its adult volume. This growth is due mostly to neuron growth and new synapses being made. Baby Development: 10 to 12 Months. The last development stage in baby’s first year is quite a transition. She isn’t an infant anymore, and she might look and act more like a toddler. But she Author: Gina Shaw.   First, several unconditional latent-growth curve models (LGCM) were conducted to assess HC development during the first year of life, modeling both the intercept (HC at birth) and slope (HC growth Cited by: 2. Physical growth is especially rapid during the first 2 years. An infant's birthweight generally doubles by 6 months and triples by the infant's first birthday. Similarly, a baby grows between 10 and 12 inches in length (or height), and the baby's proportions change during the first 2 years. The size of an infant's head decreases in proportion.