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Child Development Old Bridge NJ

Local resource for child development in Old Bridge. 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.

Gregorio Adrian Castillo, MD
(973) 857-0187
12 Amy Ct
Old Bridge, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: University Of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1991

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Violeta Cusi Zamora, MD
(201) 915-2278
57 Major Dr
Sayreville, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1963

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Myron Stanley Gessner, MD
(732) 463-4402
PO Box 101
Piscataway, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1967

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Alina Staniaszek, MD
(732) 617-1400
202 Shepard Way
Manalapan, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Coll Med, Univ Jagiellonski, Krakow, Poland
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Maher Bekheet Awad, MD
(732) 435-0202
188 State Route 34
Holmdel, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1989

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Karen J Henningson, DO
(732) 235-4399
232 Middlesex Rd
Matawan, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 2000

Data Provided By:
Esther M Schlesinger, MD
(732) 257-6100
288 Rues Ln
E Brunswick, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1988

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Nanditha Krishnamsetty, MD
14 Venezia Dr
Monroe Twp, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1996

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Shobha A Chottera, MD
(609) 881-4400
6 Iron Hill Dr
Holmdel, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1982

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Mini Verter, MD
(718) 442-2225
32 S 2nd Ave
Highland Park, NJ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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