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slow motor development

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Late acquisition: of skills involving movement. Late crawling, sitting, standing, walking, immature use of hands, sometimes accompanied by low muscle tone.

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Dr. Theresa Willett
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Many things: Motor development is a complex series of gains in coordination and strength. In infants, lack of tummy-time can lead to late crawling due to weaker up ... Read More
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Dr. Pam Yoder
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OT, PT, family, too: Occupational therapy (ot) generally deals with fine motor or upper extremity (arm, forearm, hand) plus many daily living activities. Physical therapy ... Read More
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
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I wouldn't worry: Moms who have chlamydia while pregnant have an increased risk of premature birth and intrauterine infection. The babies have risk of infection especi ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Yes: Maternal Cocaine and alcohol addiction are 2 things that can place infants at risk for delays in motor development. Cocaine may also interfere with m ... Read More
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Dr. Mitzi Johnson
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Not really: Chlamydia during pregnancy is more known to cause eye infections and/or less frequently pneumonia in the newborn period. These are treatable and don't ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
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Yes: The children who were exposed to cacaine before birth often lag in motor skills, especially fine motor skills, at least through two years of age. In ... Read More
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Dr. Ray Tidman
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Peds exam: Denver assessment.
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Dr. James Ferguson
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Expectations: We expect newborns to meet certain milestones in development to consider their progress normal. Infants are expected to roll over at 4-5 mo, get to si ... Read More
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
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Improved: Delayed motor or other skills are probably badly named since they sound like a flight schedule. Its really complex since delays can be treated with t ... Read More
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