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Child Development Ludlow MA

Local resource for child development in Ludlow. 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.

Susan Michael Cary, MD
12 Ruth Dr
Wilbraham, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1988

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Bruce David Waslick, MD
413-794-7035x2
3300 Main St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: New York Presbyterian Hosp, New York, Ny; Columbia-Presbyterian Med Ctr, New York, Ny; New York State Psychiatric Ins, New York, Ny

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Matthew Roy Friedman, MD
(413) 734-4978
247 Inverness Ln
Longmeadow, MA
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: 1968

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John Stewart Swanson, MD
772 N East St
Amherst, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1987

Data Provided By:
Kim Gaitskill, MD
(413) 784-3861
29 S Orchard Dr
Amherst, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1987

Data Provided By:
James Almer Smith, MD
(413) 739-1704
96 Dartmouth St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1948
Hospital
Hospital: Baystate Med Ctr, Springfield, Ma

Data Provided By:
Barry David Sarvet, MD
(505) 291-2560
1233 Main St
Holyoke, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1987

Data Provided By:
Robert James Macdonald, MD
(860) 763-4465
139 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Languages
German
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Baystate Med Ctr, Springfield, Ma
Group Practice: Enfield Clinicians

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Frank Michael Gatti, MD
(508) 856-2551
53 Iduna Ln
Amherst, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1963

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Ralph L Cohen, MD
(413) 253-9542
664 Main St
Amherst, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1965

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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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