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Child Physical Developmental Milestone From Birth To 5 Years Old
Is it normal for a 14 month old child to have only 2 teeth? The baby is on target with height, weight and developmental milestones. In fact he seems fairly bright. He just doesn't have more than 2 teeth. Thank you, worried grammie
Within norma limits: Some children teeth faster than others, some slower. Probably nothing to be concerned about. That said, make an appointment with a pediatric dental specialist to asses dent-facial growth and development, teething pattern, Fluoride balance, diet, oral hygiene, and so much more. Don't wait until age 2-3, please go now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Progress/independenc: We use developmental milestones largely up until age 4 or 5 to identify those with preschool deficits that can be helped.School then begins to challenge & identify those making progress toward independent thought & responsibility.The ability to master skill sets & accept responsibility for completing tasks at a peer equivalent basis demonstrates that process, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 in their schoolwork & perceived abilities can be evaluated using individual performance tests. The weschler intelligence scale for children and various achievement tests can be administered if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Becoming a little pe: Most three year olds can run, climb, jump, pedal a tricycle, help dress and completely undress themselves, fedd themselves, speak in sentences and follow most directions. Most are toilet trained or able to be trained. They have a sense of humor and want to try to do most things by themselves before seeking extra help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Firstsigns.org has : developmental & autism-specific screens. Developmental & behavioral info are on healthychildren.org. A few by 2: jump with both feet off the ground. Scribble, copy vertical & horizontal lines. Throw ball overhand. Self-feed with spoon, hold & drink from open-mouth cup. 50 or more words, 2-word phrases, 50% intellible. Follow simple commands. Respond to time-out. Doff & don shirt & pants ...Read more
Is there a cure at all for infantile spasms with no milestones achieved since birth for a 5 year old kid?
Unfortunately no: Unfortunately the brain condition that led to infantile spasms seems to have caused a great deal of damage to your child's brain and development. After 5 years, spontaneous improvement will not occur, but giving special education supports, appropriate physical, occupational and speech therapy may be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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. ...Read more
Baby girl 4.5 months old, weights 5.95kg was born 3kg. Is she underweight? She's otherwise healthy and meeting her developmental milestones
Develop milestones: Six month olds are generally sitting unsupported (briefly), holding a cup/bottle, rolling both directions, babbling including consonants, responding to emotions of others, passing objects from one hand to the other, searches briefly for objects, and brings objects to the mouth. They should be sleeping all night and napping at least twice daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 31 month old son is walking on tippy toes lately. It's on and off. All other developmental milestones are perfect. Is this a phase?
Try not to worry: Walking on the toes, is fairly common in children who beginning to walk. Most children outgrow it. Kids who continue toe walking beyond the toddler years may from habit. As long as your child is growing and developing normally, toe walking on its own is unlikely to be a cause of concern. Yet, toe walking can be a sign of cp, md, autism or another generalized muscle/nerve disease but not alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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