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what is the difference between developmental milestones and norms

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Dr. Rodney Pollary
46 years experience Pediatrics
Infant development : Yes it's normal for infants to not recognize specific words. Sometimes the learn a word and forget it a few days or weeks. Repetition enhances the mem ... Read More

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dear : Dear grammie: don't worry. Every child will have a different eruption pattern. He may just be a late bloomer when it comes to this category. And for ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Since : Since your child has teeth it is an appropriate time for their first appointment with a pediatric dentist. As part of this first exam it can be determ ... Read More
Dr. Shawn Colbert
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I : I am a pediatric dentist and my son did not have his first teeth until the same time. Then by 18 months i would say he had all four front top and bott ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Expected talent /age: The early use of milestones the roads leading to rome has been extended to the discussion of child development.Observational studies on thousands of ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Mcguire
38 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Each milestone impo: All developmental milestones are important in that they relate to skill development. If one is skipped, like crawling to go directly to standing/walk ... Read More
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Dr. Jenny Sung
23 years experience Pediatrics
A Good Resource: There are many developmental stages (physical, social, cognitive) from 3 to 4 years old. Here's a good source of information: www.Healthychildren.Org.
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Dr. Julia Sundel
17 years experience Pediatrics
No: Some children reach the milestones earlier while others may reach them later. Try not to compare your child to others. Your pediatrician will do a de ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Firstsigns.org has : developmental & autism-specific screens. Developmental & behavioral info are on healthychildren.org. A few by 2: jump with both feet off the ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
We look at school wk: By the time a kid is in school the graphs & charts of infant development are put away and we gauge kids based on school performance. Any discrepancy i ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Develop milestones: We expect babies and children to be able to do certain things by certain ages. We know not every child is the same, and also have to take into account ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Mcguire
38 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Many causes of delay: There can be many causes for developmental delays. Examples of this would be prematurity, genetic conditions, exposure to drugs, alcohol, lead, or mat ... Read More

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