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Child Development Columbia MO

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.

Archana Aggarwal, MD
(573) 634-3000
4012 Newport Ct
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Lady Hardinge Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1980

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Ann C Genovese, MD
(573) 882-8008
1201 Dunbar Dr
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1988

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Ahmed A Taranissi, MD
(800) 456-2634
4901 Silver Cliff Dr
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cairo, Fac Of Med, Cairo, Egypt (330-02 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1985

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Barbara Starks Favazza, MD
(573) 445-4238
1808 S Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1966

Data Provided By:
Mia Maria Galioto, MD
(573) 882-4141
One Hospital Dr Ste Dc067.00
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

Data Provided By:
Anasseril Easo Daniel, MD
(573) 443-6930
6000 Dornagh Ct
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Univ Of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1968

Data Provided By:
Maria De Fatima Thomas, MD
(573) 884-1140
3812 Addison Dr
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Fed De Alagoas, Cen De Cien, MacEio, Al, Brazil
Graduation Year: 1975

Data Provided By:
Satnam Singh Mahal, MD
(660) 647-2182
2000 Hatton Ct
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sri Krishna Med Coll, Bihar Univ, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Royal Oaks Hospital, Windsor, Mo

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Fazal Ahmed, MD
2012 W Ash St Apt C7
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Allama Iqbal Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided By:
Ayesha Ahmed, MD
(573) 882-8006
1 Hospital Dr,
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Chittagong Med Coll, Univ Of Chittagong, Bangladesh (704-10 Pr 7/1972)
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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