Separation Anxiety Topic Guide
Separation Anxiety: Separation anxiety is a normal characteristic in infants and toddlers. Symptoms include reluctance to fall asleep, homesickness, nightmares, tantrums if separated from the primary caregiver, and feelings of anxiety. Treatment may incorporate positive reinforcement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and antianxiety medications.
Infant Milestones Babies grow at an amazingly fast rate during their first year of life. In addition to babies' physical growth in height and weight, babies also go through major achievement stages in their motor, language, and social development.