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Health Promotion of the Infant

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Emma Wenzel

on 16 September 2014

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Transcript of Health Promotion of the Infant

Health Promotion of the Infant
Cognitive Development of Infants
Object Permanence
Mental Representation
Immunizations for Infants
Recommended Nutritional Practices
Hepatitis B
Tetanus, diptheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap)
Haemophilus Influenza type B (Hib)
Safety Concernes/ Health Interventions
Breastfed or bottle fed
Nursing recommendations
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, the American College of Nurse-Midwives, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Advantages to breast milk and bottle feeding
Semi-solid foods

Sleep Patterns
Safety Concerns of the infant
Suffocation and Drowning
Motor vehicles
Bodily damage

Injury Prevent 0-4 months
Hold infant for feeding
Know procedures for choking
Caution with warming bottles, bathwater, sun exposure, surface heat of cars
Suffocation/ drowning
All plastic bags out of reach, firm mattress
Motor vehicle:
Car seats
Raise crib side rails
Bodily damage
Sharp objects out of reach

Abc.net.au, (2014). ABC Parenting: Babies: Sleep. Retrieved from http://www.abc.net.au/parenting/articles/babies_sleep.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014, January 1). Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/child/0-18yrs-child-combined-schedule.pdf

Medline Plus. (2014, August 27). Infant and newborn nutrition. Retrieved from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/infantandnewbornnutrition.html

Mindell, J. (2010). Sleep, Infants and Parents. Sleepfoundation.org. Retrieved from http://sleepfoundation.org/ask-the-expert/sleep-infants-and-parents/page/0%2C1/

Hockenberry, M. (2013).
Wong's essentials of pediatric nursing
(9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
Colette Henke,Emma Wenzel, Katie Blegen, Kelly Blegen, Mel Jensen
Injury Prevention 4-7 months
do not feed hard candy or small foods (nuts, seeds)
Balloons out of reach, remove crib toys
Water faucets and hot objects out of reach
High chair restraint, crib rails raised
Motor Vehicles:
Same as for 0-4 months
No lead paint, toxic substances in locked cabinet
Bodily damage:
Smooth toys, no excessively loud toys, no sharp objects
Initial Patterns
Preparation for sleep
Developing sleep habits

8-12 Months Injury Prevention
Small objects off the floor, give small solid food objects
Bodily damage:
No TV on top shelf
Fence stairs at bottom and top, sturdy furniture
All doors closed (ovens, washers, coolers), fence pools
Admin. Meds as drugs (not candy), meds returned to safe place
Guards in front of heating appliances, hidden wires

CDC Recommended Immunization Schedule (0-18)
*link on D2L! :)
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