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Child Development Nashville TN

Local resource for child development in Nashville. 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.

Gilbert Warner Raulston, MD
(615) 262-9589
250 25th Ave N
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1984

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Raju Venkata S Indukuri, MD
2011 Ashwood Ave
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rangaraya Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Kakinada, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1980

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J Emmett Dozier Jr, MD
(615) 373-4774
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1965

Data Provided By:
Louise Clark Merritt, MD
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Nasreen Azhar Mallik, MD
(615) 781-2188
1601 23rd Ave S Ste 304
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: J N Med Coll, Aligarh Muslim Univ, Aligarh, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Daniel Donald Swartz, MD
222 22nd Ave N
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1998

Data Provided By:
Mustaq Ahmed Siddique, MD
(615) 322-0604
Rm A41051161 21st Ave Sth MCN Vanderbilt Univ Med,
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sylhet Med Coll, Chittagong Univ, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Graduation Year: 1982

Data Provided By:
Dickey Catherine Fuchs, MD
(615) 627-7294
1601 23rd Ave S # 301
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1982

Data Provided By:
William Bernet, MD
(615) 327-7130
1601 23rd Ave S
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Vanderbilt Chld & Adol Psych, Nashville, Tn

Data Provided By:
Kent Kyger, MD
(615) 383-4694
2011 Ashwood Ave
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1958

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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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