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Child Development Griffin GA

Local resource for child development in Griffin. 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.

Jean Elizabeth Slayden, MD
7000 Peachtree Dunwoody Road B
Hampton, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1993

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Linda R Neale, DO
(770) 253-3510
255 Postwood Dr
Fayetteville, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1995

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Bryon Kirkland Evans, MD
(212) 562-4071
4274 Meadow Vista Dr
Lithonia, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1999

Data Provided By:
Lalitha Y Vemuri, MD
MacOn, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
David Paul Sorkey, MD
(706) 322-3700
1924 Warm Springs Rd
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1974

Data Provided By:
Lenora Allen, MD
(770) 358-8250
335 W McIntosh Rd
Brooks, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1978

Data Provided By:
James Mc Knight, MD
(404) 294-9773
2964 Stream Vw
College Park, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Morehouse Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30310
Graduation Year: 1990

Data Provided By:
Karen Johnson Carter, MD
(770) 514-2422
6043 Prestley Mill Rd Ste D
Douglasville, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Nandita M Joshi, MD
(912) 285-6308
1003 Mary St
Waycross, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1996

Data Provided By:
Nadra Chaudhary, MD
(770) 663-0026
8490 Valemont Dr
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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