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Child Development Morgantown WV

Local resource for child development in Morgantown. 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.

Bharati Shirish Desai, MD
(304) 598-4880
930 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1968

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Diane Welch Trumbull, MD
(304) 388-7270
930 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Morgantown, WV
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: 1975

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Farheen Fahim, MD
(724) 437-0729
50 W Main St
Uniontown, PA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Enid A Kurtz, MD
(304) 697-7151
PO Box 1593
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1974

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James Thomas Binder, MD
(304) 691-1337
2613 Kanawha Ave SE
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1977

Data Provided By:
Elissa Jane Hoffman, MD
(800) 457-7933
95 Marion St
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1984

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Pablo Malana Pauig, MD
(304) 363-8844
1228 Country Club Rd Ste 200
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1957

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Vilja Kreek Stein, MD
(304) 232-5133
83 Raven Ave
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio Valley Med Ctr, Wheeling, Wv
Group Practice: Vilja K Stein & Assoc

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Ralph Silas Smith Jr, MD
(304) 344-0349
1215 Quarrier St
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Tagalog
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Highland Hospital, Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Charleston Psychiatric Group

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Pablo Malana Pauig, MD
(304) 363-8844
1228 Country Club Rd Ste 200
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1957

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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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