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Child Development Howell MI

Local resource for child development in Howell. 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.

Viken Raffi Matossian, MD
(517) 548-1537
2901 E Grand River Ave
Howell, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Mercy Livingston Hos, Howell, Mi
Group Practice: Advanced Behavioral Medicine

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Leslie Dawn Robinson, MD
(810) 229-1940
5841 Whitmore Lake Rd Ste C
Brighton, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1982

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Cheryl Bellanca Jack, MD
140 Michigan Ave W
Battle Creek, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1988

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Kathleen M Brazzle, MD
(248) 932-0290
5640 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Oakwood Hospital -Annapolis C, Wayne, Mi; Havenwyck Hospital, Auburn Hills, Mi
Group Practice: Maple Psychiatric Assoc

Data Provided By:
Harold L Wright Jr, MD
(248) 349-1276
Northville, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1950

Data Provided By:
Ellen Smith Grosh, MD
(952) 980-7518
10299 Grand River Rd
Brighton, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1987

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Donna Jean Champine, MD
(734) 764-0245
7640 Zeeb Rd
Dexter, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1993

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Shelly Ann Stettner, DO
1750 Holland St
Birmingham, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1981

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Young Ho Kim, MD
(616) 949-8472
4095 Reeds Lake Blvd SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chonnam Univ Med Sch, Kwangju, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1967

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Elbin Alfredo Orellana, MD
(616) 940-9001
832 Forest Hill Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De San Carlos, Fac De Cien Med, Guatemala
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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