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Child Development Westport CT

Local resource for child development in Westport. 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.

Karen Jean Hotchkiss, MD
47 Long Lots Rd
Westport, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1989

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Leon Tec, MD
(203) 227-1331
11 Rockyfield Rd
Westport, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Joseph'S Univ, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1944
Hospital
Hospital: Norwalk Hosp, Norwalk, Ct

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Herbert S Sacks, MD
(203) 227-0996
260 Riverside Ave
Westport, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1952
Hospital
Hospital: Yale -New Haven Hosp, New Haven, Ct

Data Provided By:
Lynn Custer Winther, MD
(914) 633-8842
191 Wilton Rd
Westport, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1973

Data Provided By:
Ljudmil Kljusev, MD
(203) 254-2000
52 Beach Rd Ste 104
Fairfield, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kiril & Metodij Univ, Med Fak, Skopje, MacEdonia
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Tamela Mina Amiri, MD
(203) 221-4705
3 Sylvan Rd S
Westport, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1986

Data Provided By:
Cornelia Lucia Gallo, MD
(203) 226-3134
8 Barbara Pl
Westport, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Yale -New Haven Hosp, New Haven, Ct

Data Provided By:
Stephen Paul Herman, MD
(212) 721-3274
295 Saugatuck Ave
Westport, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1973

Data Provided By:
Frank Wilson Stevens Jr, MD
(910) 763-8134
24 Stevens St
Norwalk, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1972

Data Provided By:
Jean Paul Marachi, MD
(203) 259-1059
325 Reef Rd Ste 109
Fairfield, CT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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