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Child Development Merrillville IN

Local resource for child development in Merrillville. 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.

Lolita Ong Ang, MD
(219) 322-2110
833 W Lincoln Hwy
Schererville, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1971

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Mohammad Ilyas, MD
(708) 647-9906
18409 California Ave
Homewood, IL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Quaid-E-Azam Med Coll, Islamia Univ, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Pradeep Thapar, MD
(708) 799-8384
1835 Dixie Hwy Ste 100
Flossmoor, IL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Of Med Scis, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Philip L Creps, DO
(419) 290-5873
214 Ashbury Ct
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1991

Data Provided By:
Ann Helen Adinamis, MD
(317) 575-9111
9106 N Meridian St Ste 200
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Hosp Of Indiana, Indianapolis, In; St Vincent Hosp And Health Car, Indianapolis, In

Data Provided By:
Suzanne Bosen Lee, MD
(916) 456-0554
9131 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1986

Data Provided By:
Clara Teresita Perez, MD
3235 Vollmer Rd Ste 137
Flossmoor, IL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1974

Data Provided By:
Mitchell R Goldstein, MD
(219) 531-3500
52429 Wynbrooke Ct
Granger, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Porter Mem Hosp, Valparaiso, In; Madison Center, South Bend, In

Data Provided By:
Clement John Lewis, MD
6796 E 525 S
Whitestown, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sydney, Fac Of Med, Sydney, Nsw, Australia
Graduation Year: 1963

Data Provided By:
Susan Meyer Taccheri, MD
2600 Oakland Ave
Elkhart, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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