Which of the following statements demonstrates the cephalocaudal trend?
A) During infancy and childhood, the legs and arms grow somewhat ahead of the hands and feet.
B) At birth, the head takes up one-fourth of total body length, the legs only one-third.
C) In the prenatal period, the head, chest, and trunk grow first; then the arms and legs; and finally the hands and feet.
D) During infancy and childhood, the hands and feet grow somewhat ahead of the fingers and toes.