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Child Development Pearl MS

Local resource for child development in Pearl. 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.

Douglas William Byrd, MD
(601) 366-4696
1855 Lakeland Dr Ste P231
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dirk M Dhossche, MD
(601) 984-5866
2500 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Gent, Belgium
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
George Vestal Davis, MD
(601) 351-8005
PO Box 315
Whitfield, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Mississippi State Hospital, Pearl, Ms

Data Provided By:
Maude H A Wright, MD
(601) 853-5592
1050 Briarwood Dr
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1979

Data Provided By:
Margaret Elizabeth Tidd, MD
(901) 683-9215
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1977

Data Provided By:
Glenda Jean Scallorn, MD
(601) 981-0686
1818 Crane Ridge Dr Ste 101
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1970

Data Provided By:
Robert F Maddux Jr, MD
(601) 366-4546
1855 Crane Ridge Dr
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Carolyn Vardaman Tingle, MD
(601) 351-8000
PO Box 36
Whitfield, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Philip Taylor Merideth, MD
(601) 936-7806
PO Box 14251
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1987

Data Provided By:
Wood Coleman Hiatt, MD
(601) 853-0913
4 Waterstone Pl
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1956

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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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