Infant Observation

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Infant Observation On the day 6th of the month 9th of the year 2012 I observed the infant Alonso Herrera Rivera. Alonso is three months and a week old, his weight is 17Ibs with 7oz his height is 26in. The infant has a round head, dark brown hair with dark brown Chinese eyes, and rosy cheeks with dimples when he smiles and has a light skin complexion. Alonso is wearing a dark blue cowboy jersey with a dark wash blue jeans and blue hi top converse. When I arrived his mother was putting him on his crib, as he is laying he moves his arm like if he was stretching and stares at the celling. He kicks and moves his hand towards his mouth; he sucks his hands for a while and drools. The infant gets his hands out of his mouth and tries to lift his head like if trying to get u; he attempts doing this three times and gives up. Alonso continues to suck his hand and kick, his mother passes next to his crib and he stares at her she starts talking to him and he responds with a “GUU” “GUU””GUU”. His mother lifts him up and lays him on his tummy he starts to paddle his little arms and kicks, also he tries to lift his head up and soon gets a little angry and starts to cry, his mother lifts him up and puts her finger next to his mouth and he tries to suck her finger. It is time for him to eat, Alonso kicks more and cries louder as his mom is getting ready to breast feed him. He opens his mouth and starts to suck on the nipple as he gags the milk he locates his left hand on his mother’s breast and closes his eye. As he is eating he gently calms his kicking and falls asleep, his mother continues to feed him for ten minutes and gently pulls her breast away from him Alonso gets startled and flings out his arms. He islied on his crib and smiles as he

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