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Child Development Columbia MD

Local resource for child development in Columbia. 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.

Adam Seth Lasser, MD
(410) 381-5365
6345 Woodside Ct Ste 102
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1998

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Sara Gertrude Bull, MD
(410) 740-4566
10632 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 313
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1978

Data Provided By:
Scott Dennis Hagaman, MD
(410) 455-0366
6614 Windsor Ct
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Valerie A Nia Shell, MD
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided By:
Manjiri M Pansare, MD
(410) 222-6785
7012 Bright Memory Dr
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Carol Ann Leal, MD
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1967

Data Provided By:
Caroline B Hustead, MD
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided By:
Sushma Niranjan Jani, MD
(410) 997-5500
10485 Owen Brown Rd
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Md

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Eric Victor Van Buskirk, MD
(410) 788-3019
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided By:
Haroldo E Drachenberg, MD
(301) 570-7500
5550 Sterrett Pl Ste 308
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Del Nordeste, Fac De Med, Corrientes, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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