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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
Here are some suggestions on how to deal, as well as possible, with
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 4, 2017
Current as of:
May 4, 2017
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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