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Child Development Portage IN

Local resource for child development in Portage. 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.

Suzanne Bosen Lee, MD
(916) 456-0554
9131 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1986

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Kumud Aggarwal, MD
(219) 873-2381
450 Saint John Rd # 602
Michigan City, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kgs Med Coll, Univ Of Lucknow, Lucknow, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: La Porte Hosp, Laporte, In
Group Practice: Swanson Center

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Kumud Aggarwal, MD
(219) 873-2381
450 Saint John Rd # 602
Michigan City, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kgs Med Coll, Univ Of Lucknow, Lucknow, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: La Porte Hosp, Laporte, In
Group Practice: Swanson Center

Data Provided By:
James Edward Dillon, MD
(734) 936-6335
1701 N Senate Ave
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1978

Data Provided By:
Carl Nelson Rutt, MD
(574) 533-1234
PO Box 809
Goshen, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Goshen Gen Hosp, Goshen, In; Oaklawn Psychiatric Center, Goshen, In
Group Practice: Oaklawn

Data Provided By:
Lolita Ong Ang, MD
(219) 322-2110
833 W Lincoln Hwy
Schererville, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Gina Rose Batacan, MD
(219) 398-7050
2208 Florimond Dr
Long Beach, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided By:
Paras Harshawat, MD
(812) 234-4899
4733 S 7th St
Terre Haute, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: G R Med Coll, Jiwaji Univ, Gwalior, Mp, India
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Union Hosp, Terre Haute, In; Terre Haute Reg Hosp, Terre Haute, In
Group Practice: Associated Psychologists

Data Provided By:
Shannon Renee Jones, MD
(812) 423-4418
1 N Barker Ave
Evansville, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided By:
Lawrence Michael Katz, MD
(812) 426-9551
4539 Prescot Dr
Newburgh, IN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Welborn Mem Baptist Hosp, Evansville, In; Deaconess Hosp, Evansville, In
Group Practice: Welborn Clnc

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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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