dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Child Development Portsmouth VA

Local resource for child development in Portsmouth. 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.

Craig Steven Coleman, MD
(757) 686-2800
Portsmouth, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Spencer Dicker Marcus, MD
(757) 398-0322
1801 Portsmouth Blvd
Portsmouth, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Riverside Reg Med Ctr, Newport News, Va
Group Practice: Rock Landing Psychological

Data Provided By:
Lenard Jay Lexier, MD
(804) 393-0061
825 Crawford Pkwy
Portsmouth, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: A B S Pines Treatment Ctr, Portsmouth, Va; Virginia Beach Psychiatric Cen, Virginia Bch, Va
Group Practice: Pines Residential Treatment

Data Provided By:
Steve J Brasington, MD
(757) 953-7374
620 John Paul Circle
Portsmouth, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va; Portsmouth Substance Abuse Tre, Portsmouth, Va
Group Practice: Department Of Psychiatry

Data Provided By:
Kenneth Ray Lovko, MD
(757) 483-6404
3300 Academy Ave
Portsmouth, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1963

Data Provided By:
Velma Anne Bacak, MD
(757) 483-6404
111 West Rd
Portsmouth, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided By:
Roberto Luna Caro, MD
Portsmouth Psych Center Crawford Pkwy-Fort Lane
Portsmouth, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Esc Nacl De Med Y Homeopatica, Mexico Df, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1965

Data Provided By:
Lowell Hart Kallen, MD
(757) 953-5269
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 620 John Paul Jones Circle Portsmouth, VA 2
Portsmouth, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1968

Data Provided By:
Paul Adolph Mansheim, MD
(757) 489-4700
1201 Armistead Bridge Rd
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Sari Ethel Kohazi, MD
(757) 827-1001
Chesapeake, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1982

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com