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Child Development Council Bluffs IA

Local resource for child development in Council Bluffs. 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.

Krishna P Murthy, MD
(712) 527-4811
201 Ridge St
Council Bluffs, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1977

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Madeline Woods West, MD
(402) 354-6800
515 S 26th St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided By:
Monica Arora, MD
(402) 345-8828
3528 Dodge St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1998

Data Provided By:
Michelle Lee Mayfield Jorgensen, MD
Bellevue, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 2001

Data Provided By:
Hugh Benjamin Starks, MD
(712) 527-4811
PO Box 643
Bellevue, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Douglas F Spellman, MD
(402) 498-6329
555 N 30th St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Shashi K Bhatia, MD
(402) 365-8828
3528 Dodge St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Guru Nanak Dev Univ, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Gina Dollen Oliveto, MD
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1997

Data Provided By:
Michael Ward Holland, MD
(402) 572-2955
666 N 56th St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tech De Santiago (Utesa), Esc De Med, Santiago
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Martin Joseph Harrington, MD
(515) 267-1003
5107 Jackson St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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