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Child Development Mount Pleasant SC

Local resource for child development in Mount Pleasant. 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.

Patrick David McArthur, MD
(803) 884-9748
PO Box 2732
Mt Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1990

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Ricardo Jose Fermo, MD
(843) 792-9110
266 N Shelmore Blvd
Mt Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Chrissie Gaye Clure, MD
1454 Fiddlers Marsh Dr
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided By:
Susan Spivey Crocker, MD
(843) 723-4646
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1978

Data Provided By:
Edward Charles Holscher Jr, MD
(800) 205-0100
PO Box 729
Isle of Palms, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1965

Data Provided By:
Michael David Wilcox, MD
(843) 792-2123
1891 Cherokee Rose Cir
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1999

Data Provided By:
Katharyn Butts Ouzts, MD
(843) 884-3071
4 Pierates Cruz
Mt Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Medical University Of South Ca, Charleston, Sc

Data Provided By:
Sara Lang Harkness, MD
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 2000

Data Provided By:
Michael R Alexander, MD
(843) 792-1414
2909 Hartnett Blvd
Isle of Palms, SC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Eve Garlington Spratt, MD
(843) 792-9888
171 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
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: 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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