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Child Development Specialists West Des Moines IA

Child development specialists are experts in children’s mental and physical development. They provide developmental assessments and child evaluations. They diagnose abnormal growth and development. Read on to learn more and to gain access to child development specialists in West Des Moines, IA who provide expertise in developmental psychology.

Donner Dewdney, MD
(512) 288-5570
939 Office Park Rd Ste 200
W Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia

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Bridget L Buck, MD
(515) 241-2300
6000 University Ave Ste 200
W Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Blank Childrens Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Counseling Centers & Blank

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Deanna Book Boesen, MD
(515) 225-6044
1000 73rd St Ste 15
Windsor Heights, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1985

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James Joel Pullen, MD
(515) 282-5710
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Broadlawns Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia

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Lynn Marie Mousel, MD
(402) 354-6800
Orchard Place 925 Porter Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1997

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Kent Eldon Kunze, MD
(515) 288-5570
939 Office Park Rd Ste 20
W Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Child Psychiatry Assoc

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Kevin John Took, MD
(515) 241-2300
6000 University Ave Ste 200
W Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1985

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Sharon Lee Koele, MD
(515) 271-6300
1750 48th St Ste 2
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1991

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Kathryn Anne Kvederis, MD
(515) 244-2507
3105 Druid Hill Dr
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1983

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E Richard Nightingale, MD
(515) 244-2267
3617 Hickory Lodge Dr
Van Meter, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1979

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Delay Potty Training Tips and Articles, Toddler Toilet Training Advice

Nine reasons to delay toilet training

By GreatDad Writers

The Potty Trainer

Child development specialists often recommend parents to not attempt potty training when there are disruptive factors in the child�s life. Situations like divorce, new siblings, strange environments, and family death are examples they provide that are not conducive to a �healthy environment to potty train.� Children that are distracted or disturbed by surrounding events are less likely to be focused on the potty training process. They can even be unwilling or distracted by the events in their life and be unaware of what you are trying to teach them. Attempting to potty train a child that is confused or not able to focus on the task at hand can be confusing and frustrating for all involved. Like other �rules� of potty training, you as a parent are able to decide when and how to potty train your child. As long as you realize that children can have fragile and delicate personalities that are easily influenced by their surroundings, proceed as you see fit. Just be careful to not push potty training when potty training may not be important.

Potty Monkey

Some of the more commonly described situations when you should consider delaying potty training include:

  • Arrival of a new sibling

  • Recent family death

  • New home

  • New school/ daycare

  • New babysitter

  • Recent significant illness

  • Defiant or resistant phase

  • Parent relationship problems (divorce)

  • ...

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