Separation protest (also called separation anxiety) usually starts
around 6 months of age, peaks near 10 months of age, and starts to fade
sometime near the first birthday. Some children's separation protests may peak
at or continue through to about 18 months of age, resolving closer to the
second 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
October 7, 2011
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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