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Child Development Land O Lakes FL

Local resource for child development in Land O Lakes. 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.

Amaya Enriqueta Ramos, MD
(727) 861-1765
11009 Navajo Dr
New Prt Rchy, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac'L Pedro Henriquez Urena, Esc De Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep
Graduation Year: 1983

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Ruth Ellen Gettes, MD
(813) 264-5580
13902 N Dale Mabry Hwy Ste 160
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Shriners Hosp For Crippled Chi, Tampa, Fl

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Mary Louise Stedman, MD
(813) 971-8311
3212 Cove Bend Dr
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1987

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Christina Ballester, MD
(734) 764-0245
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1973

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Humberto Nagera, MD
(813) 908-8686
5202 Dwire Ct
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1952

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Jessica Rausch Medina, MD
(813) 931-7022
3816 W Linebaugh Ave Ste 401
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1977

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Devyani Nainan Desai, MD
(813) 933-8236
PO Box 271328
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Jillian Marantz Glass, MD
(813) 251-1076
17006 Abastros de Avila
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 2000

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Sikandar Khan, MD
(904) 737-2661
13805 Kapok Ct Apt 13G
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Languages
Panjabi, Urdu
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1976

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Phyllis Sirotta Feldman, MD
(813) 977-2477
3450 E Fletcher Ave Ste 250
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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