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Child Development Parkersburg WV

Local resource for child development in Parkersburg. 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.

Daniel J Fitzgerald III, MD
(617) 353-0283
19th and Murdoch Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1980

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Charles W Snyder, MD
(304) 485-5185
3199 Core Rd
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tech De Santiago (Utesa), Esc De Med, Santiago
Graduation Year: 1986

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Edward Patrick Lynam, MD
(740) 423-8095
101 Nolan Cir
Marietta, OH
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, Oh
Group Practice: Marietta Health Care Physician

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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

Data Provided By:
John Dale Robinson, MD
(270) 782-3810
3375 US Route 60
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1977

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John Fredric Kelley, MD
(304) 422-7300
10 Willowbrook Acres
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1958

Data Provided By:
Heidi Jache, MD
(740) 373-7792
PO Box 648
Marietta, OH
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1982

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Charles W Snyder, MD
(304) 485-5185
3199 Core Rd
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tech De Santiago (Utesa), Esc De Med, Santiago
Graduation Year: 1986

Data Provided By:
Carol Diane Freas, MD
(304) 341-1500
704 Bendview Dr
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1976

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Alfredo A Aguirre, MD
(304) 234-8596
2000 Eoff St # 704
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Prog Acad De Med, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio Valley Med Ctr, Wheeling, Wv
Group Practice: Park Valley Behavioral Health

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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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