Separation Protests: Helping Your Child
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Separation protest (also called separation anxiety) usually starts around 9 months of age, peaks near 15 months of age, and starts to fade sometime before the third birthday. The intensity and duration of separation protest is affected by your child's temperament and by your personality and how you respond.
Here are some suggestions on how to deal, as well as possible, with these scenes:
Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 4, 2017
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