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Child Development Lewiston ME

Local resource for child development in Lewiston. 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.

Louis A Velazquez Jr, MD
(603) 893-3548
100 Campus Ave Apt 208
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1989

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Kristin Nicole Smith, MD
(207) 777-8974
100 Campus Ave
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1995

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David Eric Schenk, MD
(207) 777-8974
100 Campus Ave Apt 208
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Andrew Devereux Cook, MD
(207) 287-4836
PO Box 724
Brunswick, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Kausar Chaudhry, MD
140 Academy St
Presque Isle, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided By:
Jose Antonio Amat, MD
100 Campus Ave Apt 208
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Cadiz, Fac De Med, Cadiz, Spain
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided By:
Jennifer Lynn Mogul, MD
(207) 783-9141
PO Box 2008
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
John Kaye Hampshire, MD
(207) 795-2800
7 Hemlock Cir
Auburn, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Leeds, Sch Of Med, Leeds (917-05 After 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1939

Data Provided By:
Barbara Joyce Felkins, MD
(512) 477-7724
268 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1977

Data Provided By:
Patrick Lateiner Maidman, MD
(207) 284-1087
409 Alfred St
Biddeford, ME
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
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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