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Child Development Phoenix AZ

Local resource for child development in Phoenix. 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.

Letty G Tan Fermo, MD
1950 W Heatherbrae Dr Ste 10
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1991

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Ammon I Kahane, MD
(602) 234-3733
2402 E Esplanade Ln
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: The Hebrew Univ, Hadassah Med Sch, Jerusalem, Israel
Graduation Year: 1959

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Eric Benjamin, MD
(602) 546-0990
1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1983

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Rupa Chundu, MD
2033 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Bruce Rigler Holzman, MD
(602) 254-9986
525 N 18th St Ste 303
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Med Ctr, Phoenix, Az; Samaritan Behavioral Health Ct, Scottsdale, Az; Phoenix Childrens Hosp, Phoenix, Az
Group Practice: Family Psychiatry & Social Wrk

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Ms. Christian F. Johnson   
(602) 277-1753
1130 E. Missouri Ave.   Ste. 550
Phoenix, AZ
 
Randall Ricardi, DO
(602) 546-0990
5334 N 26th St
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1984

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Michelle Beth Mintzer, MD
(404) 616-5139
2033 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1990

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Donna Sue Holland, MD
(561) 368-8998
1111 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1978

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Maxwell John West, MD
(602) 234-2601
2601 N 3rd St Ste 304
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Melbourne, Fac Of Med, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Graduation Year: 1955

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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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