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Child Development Westminster MD

Local resource for child development in Westminster. 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.

Marianne Wudarsky, MD
Mount Airy, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1988

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Nellie T Ruelos, MD
(410) 552-9983
1421 Woodridge Ln
Sykesville, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cebu Inst Of Med, Cebu City, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Springfield Hosp Ctr, Sykesville, Md

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Akinwande Akintola, MD
(410) 614-5175
4603 Ashforth Way
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Franklin Square Hosp Ctr, Baltimore, Md

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Carla Ann Sarno, MD
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1981

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Phyllis Jean Heffner, MD
(301) 838-8772
16491 Ae Mullinix Rd
Woodbine, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1986

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Pamela LaVeist Bell   
(410) 363-6770
20 Crossroads Drive  Suite 104
Owings Mills, MD
 
Gary Arnold Klein, MD
(410) 581-9068
9505 Reisterstown Rd Ste 3A
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1970

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Dina Rachel Sokal, MD
(410) 581-1372
Suite 3 North 9505 Reisterstown Rd
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1981

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Ulku Ulgur, MD
(410) 461-3760
2511 Velvet Valley Way
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Istanbul Univ, Istanbul Tip Fak, Istanbul, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1959

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Peter Marquis Dozier, MD
(410) 626-1773
200 Forbes St Ste 300
Annapolis, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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