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Child Development Suitland MD

Local resource for child development in Suitland. 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.

Andrea Nevone Best, MD
(301) 702-5000
5100 Auth Way
Suitland, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1996

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Lisa Cullins, MD
(202) 884-5960
3112 Westover Dr SE
Washington, DC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1998

Data Provided By:
Grace Efiok Inyang, MD
(301) 856-8516
1405 Old Musket Ln
Ft Washington, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Calabar, Coll Of Med Sci, Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1990

Data Provided By:
Jean Wheeler Smith, MD
(301) 203-9443
9805 Parr Ct
Ft Washington, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided By:
Donald H Mc Knew Jr, MD
(202) 296-0365
1800 I St NW Ste 502
Washington, DC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1961

Data Provided By:
Reeba Elizabeth George, MD
(936) 525-2700
2041 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Languages
Hindi, Other
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Cypress Creek Hosp, Houston, Tx
Group Practice: Tri County

Data Provided By:
Laura Tuttle, MD
(703) 207-2803
Washington, DC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1996

Data Provided By:
Aida Santillan Baens, MD
Fort Washington, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Wanda Lateyce Gnahoui, MD
(410) 938-3000
9423 Dangerfield Rd
Clinton, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1994

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Ralph Leslie Hagen, MD
333 N Fairfax St Ste 400
Alexandria, VA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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