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Child Development Chevy Chase MD

Local resource for child development in Chevy Chase. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to advice on early childhood education, prenatal development, developmental psychology, early child intervention, developmental delays and more, as well as advice and content on child cognitive development.

Elwyn James Anthony, MD
(301) 424-8300
3305 Woodbine St
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Reg Qualification Granted By English Conjoint Board (917-11 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1941

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Richard Lee Gross, MD
(301) 654-1833
3208 Pickwick Ln
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1960

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Patricia M Carrington, MD
(410) 550-0085
5480 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1988

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William Baird Clotworthy Jr, MD
(301) 656-2770
5802 Brookside Dr
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1945

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Paul George Prunier, MD
(301) 656-2767
4701 Willard Ave Ste 210
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Roma-La Sapienza, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Roma, Italy
Graduation Year: 1978

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Adelaide Sherwood Robb, MD
(301) 657-9019
3700 Kenilworth Dr
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1987

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Clyde Reid Snyder, MD
(301) 657-4260
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1974

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James Harold Egan, MD
5480 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1964

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Deborah Ann Zarin, MD
(202) 682-6239
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1981

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Ann Eisodia Alaoglu, MD
(301) 652-0095
4701 Willard Ave Ste 217
Chevy Chase, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1978

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Child Development Stages

Child Development Stages

 As newborn babies grow and develop, these are the various child development stages that they go through:
  1-4 Months   

  • Babies in this child development stage have an average length of 50.8 - 68.6 cm, with a growth rate of about 2.54 cm per month.
  • The average weight is .7.9 - 16 lb and the growth rate is about 0.24 - 0.48 lb per week.
  • The baby breathes using the abdominal muscles.
  • The legs may be slightly bowed.
  • The baby's eyes begin to move in unison with each other.
  • While sucking reflexes are developed, swallowing is not perfect, which is why babies drool.
  • The baby can grasp things with the entire hand.
  • This stage in child development is marked by jerky, random, and uncoordinated movements.
4-8 Months
  • In this stage of child development, the baby's average length is 69.8 - 73.7 cm, with a growth rate of 1.3 cm per month.
  • The weight gain rate is about one lb per month.
  • The breathing continues to be abdominal.
  • Teeth begin to appear, with the lower and upper incisors sprouting first.
  • The bowing of the legs gradually disappears during this stage of child development.
  • Baby fat becomes visible on the thighs, arms, and neck.
  • The true color of the eyes becomes established.
  • The blinking reflex develops.
  • The swallowing reflex becomes increasingly voluntary.
  • The baby can use the finger and thumb grip to pick up objects.
  • At this age, the baby develops the ability to transfer things from one hand to the other.
  • The baby develops the tendency to put things in the mouth.
  • At this age, the baby can sit without help using the arms for support.

8-12 Months
  • Babies in this stage of child development usually achieve almost one and half times the length at birth.
  • The average weight is 21.12 lb, which increases by about one lb per month.
  • The baby continues to use abdominal muscles for breathing.
  • The baby shows cephalocau...

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