# AP PSYCHOLOGY

## DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

### NEWBORN DEVELOPMENT

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Avg newborn = ____ inches
 A 18 B 19 C 20 D 21
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -The average length of a full-term newborn baby is 19–20 inches (in), or 48.2–50.8 centimeters (cm).

Detailed explanation-2: -The average length at birth for a full-term baby is 19 to 20 inches (about 50 cm). But the range for most newborns is between 18 and 22 inches (45.7 to 60 cm).

Detailed explanation-3: -The average length for newborns is between 19 and 20 inches long – to be exact, 19 inches for female babies and 19.75 inches for male babies. That said, healthcare providers consider a newborn length anywhere between 18.5 and 20.9 inches to be normal for full-term babies.

Detailed explanation-4: -The average term infant’s length at birth is between 19-21 inches. As would be expected, taller parents tend to produce longer neonates. At the end of their first month, most infants have increased their length by approximately 1 inch. Occasionally, a neonate may “shrink” during the first 2 weeks of age.

Detailed explanation-5: -The average length of full-term babies at birth is 20 in. (51 cm), although the normal range is 46 cm (18 in.) to 56 cm (22 in.). In the first month, babies typically grow 4 cm (1.5 in.) to 5 cm (2 in.).

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