Fears Children Face

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Fears are normal parts of a child’s development. These arise out of a child’s perception of being unable to cope with a situation and therefore feeling threatened. The following fears are some of the most common developmental fears children face.

The 1st year: Fear of strangers and separation from parents are primary fears. Other fears involve sudden loud noises, falling, animals, sleep, and the doctor.

The 1-year old: Many of the fears of the first year continue. Others that develop are fears of the dark, thunder and lightning, toilet training, and the bath.

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