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21. At what age does an infant start to recognize familiar faces and objects, such as a feeding bottle?
a. 1 month
b. 2 months
c. 3 months
d. 4 months
22. A parent asks the nurse “when will my infant start to teethe?” The nurse responds that the earliest age at which an infant begins teething with eruption of lower central incisors is _____ months.
23. The nurse is guiding parents in selecting a daycare facility for their infant. Which is especially important to consider when making the selection?
a. Health practices of facility
b. Structured learning environment
c. Socioeconomic status of children
d. Cultural similarities of children
24. Austin, age 6 months, has six teeth. The nurse should recognize that this is:
a. normal tooth eruption.
b. delayed tooth eruption.
c. unusual and dangerous.
d. earlier-than-normal tooth eruption.
25. The nurse notices that a 10-month-old infant being seen in the clinic is wearing expensive, inflexible, high-top shoes. The nurse should explain that:
a. soft and flexible shoes are generally better.
b. high-top shoes are necessary for support.
c. inflexible shoes are necessary to prevent in-toeing and out-toeing.
d. this type of shoe will encourage the infant to walk sooner.
26. The nurse should teach parents that which age is safe to give infants whole milk instead of commercial infant formula?
a. 6 months
b. 9 months
c. 12 months
d. 18 months
27. A mother tells the nurse that she is discontinuing breastfeeding her 5-month-old infant. The nurse should recommend that the infant be given:
a. skim milk.
b. whole cow’s milk.
c. commercial iron-fortified formula.
d. commercial formula without iron.
28. What is the best age for solid food to be introduced into the infant’s diet?
a. 2 to 3 months
b. 4 to 6 months
c. When birth weight has tripled
d. When tooth eruption has started
29. Which information should the nurse give a mother regarding the introduction of solid foods during infancy?
a. Solid foods should not be introduced until 8 to 10 months, when the extrusion reflex begins to disappear.
b. Foods should be introduced one at a time, at intervals of 4 to 7 days.
c. Solid foods can be mixed in a bottle to make the transition easier for the infant.
d. Fruits and vegetables should be introduced into the diet first.
30. The parents of a 4-month-old infant tell the nurse that they are getting a microwave oven and will be able to heat the baby’s formula faster. What should the nurse recommend?
a. Never heat a bottle in a microwave oven.
b. Heat only 10 ounces or more.
c. Always leave bottle top uncovered to allow heat to escape.
d. Shake bottle vigorously for at least 30 seconds after heating.