1Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years. 1.1Explain the factors sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth – 19 years.
0 – 5 Years
|Physical | |Newborn | |Swallowing and sucking reflexes; these ensure the baby can feed and swallow milk. | |Rooting reflex; Moves it head to look for nipple or teat. | |Grasp reflex; automatically puts fingers around an object that has touched the palm of its hand. | |Startle reflex; when hearing a sudden sound or bright light will react by moving their arms outwards and clenching their fists. | | | |3 Months | |Lift and turn their heads. | |Shows interest in playing with fingers. | | | |6 Months | |Will put objects in their mouth. | |Can sit up with support. | |Rolling over from back to front. | | | |9 Months | |Crawling or rolling. | |Sitting up without any support. | |Using fingers to feed. | | | |12 Months | |Standing up and holding onto furniture. | |Picking up and handling small objects. | | | |18 Months | |Walking up and down stairs with adult help. | |Sitting and pushing off with...