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Can you tell me about language development in early childhood?

Can you tell me about language development in early childhood?

Language development: I tell my parents that a child should say 2 to 3 words at 15 months, 2 word sentences at 2-years-old, be 50% understandable at 2-years-old, 75% understandable at 3-years-old, and 100% understandable at 4-years-old. If not, ask for a speech evaluation. The earlier children with language delays or articulation disorders receive treatment, the faster they improve. Hope that helped. ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Do subchorionic hematomas in pregnancy cause delays in early childhood development?

Do subchorionic hematomas in pregnancy cause delays in early childhood development?

Adverse effects of : SCH on pregnancy outcomes depend on size, gestational age, & maternal age. Fetal growth restriction, placental abruption, pre-eclampsia, prematurity, & fetal distress may occur. If there is significant decrease in blood flow & nutrients to the fetus , brain & other organ development may be impacted. Anxiety doesn't help. Monitoring & treatment by a Fetal-Maternal Medicine specialist do help. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some developments that a child gets from the late childhood stage?

Could you tell me what are some developments that a child gets from the late childhood stage?

Development: Childhood development can be looked at from many perspective, i think the most useful a neurobiological perspective. Children are born with the emotional brain functioning well. The thinking brain is not able to reason till 3 yrs. Late childhood from 3 to 5 yrs is the typical period of childhood amnesia and the oedipal period with great strides in development of reasoning and sense of self. ...Read more

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How does obesity affect a child's physical development?

How does obesity affect a child's physical development?

In many ways: Obesity is due to lousy diet and that interferes with cellular efficiency so she can never each her physical and mental fullness of function. ...Read more

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How does child labor impact their physical and mental development?

How does child labor impact their physical and mental development?

It's bad: it deprives children with their childhood , their innocence , it can be physically harmful and dangerous . ...Read more

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What are the milestones for physical development for children 3-7 years?

What are the milestones for physical development for children 3-7 years?

See below: The answer is best discussed with your pediatrician or google "developmental milestones" for the age specifically you seek. Developmental tracking entails monitoring the progress of your child in areas of: language & other cognitive skills, social skills, physical challenges/changes, & personality. This age group covers preschool, kindergarten through 2nd grade-too much info for this forum. ...Read more

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Are there two types of autism, one that develops in late teens/early adulthood and one just in childhood?

Are there two types of autism, one that develops in late teens/early adulthood and one just in childhood?

Autism Spectrum DO: Autism spectrum disorders present early in life. However, perhaps a person with aspergers may not be diagnosed early on. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and have a child who's 2. After pregnancy/ weight loss, i've gone from a c to an a cup. Did early pregnancystunt my development or will i grow more?

I'm 18 and have a child who's 2. After pregnancy/ weight loss, i've gone from a c to an a cup. Did early pregnancystunt my development or will i grow more?

No. : At 18 yo, if you had your first period at a normal age, you were done with growing (several years ago actually). Your cup size went down because w weight loss you loose fat and most of the breast tissue is made up if fat. It happens to all women who loose weight. During pregnancy and lactation breast size increases, then usually goes back down to near pre pregnancy size (some stay a bit larger). ...Read more

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