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Child Development Mattapan MA

Local resource for child development in Mattapan. 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.

Tolga Atilla Ceranoglu, MD
(617) 298-7801
2 Eliot Cir
Milton, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marmara Univ, Tip Fak, Istanbul, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1998

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Paula Martin, MD
(617) 524-3116
1125 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Ernest Walter Bergel, MD
(617) 739-1812
33 Pond Ave
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1956

Data Provided By:
Jacob Johannes Venter, MD
(480) 344-2180
70 Northampton St Apt 301
Boston, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Orange Free State, Fac Of Med, Bloemfontein, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1987

Data Provided By:
Pamela Jane Beasley, MD
(617) 355-6000
300 Longwood Ave Fl 11
Boston, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Andrea E Stern, MD
(617) 522-6517
21 Greenough Ave
Jamaica Plain, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1977

Data Provided By:
Danielle Murstein, MD
(630) 325-9890
1125 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1985

Data Provided By:
John Herbert Backman, MD
(508) 856-2551
75 Willard Rd
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Umass Memorial Health Care -M, Worcester, Ma
Group Practice: Umass Memorial Medical Group

Data Provided By:
Linda Marie Forsythe, MD
(617) 724-8140
73 High St
Charlestown, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Glenn N Saxe, MD
(617) 414-7504
818 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Master Univ, Sch Of Med, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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