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Developmental milestones

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Child developmental milestones information | myVMC

Developmental milestones are the things children should be able to do at certain ages. They involve gross motor, fine motor, language and social skills.

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Developmental delay and developmental milestones | myVMC

Developmental delay is when developmental milestones are not reached at the appropriate age. It can be caused by developmental disorders such as autism.

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Developmental milestones- toddlers- fine motor skills

Fine motor skills developmental milestones for toddlers include developing early writing grasps, self feeding and developing a hand preference.

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Child development: 18 month developmental milestones | myVMC

Developmental milestones for 18-month-old children include attention seeking, walking unassisted, scribbling, repeating words and imitating.

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Child development: 9 month developmental milestones | myVMC

Developmental milestones for 9-month-old children include sitting unassisted, standing while holding on, and picking up small objects using a pincer grip.

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Child development: 24 month developmental milestones | myVMC

Developmental milestones for two-year-old children include knowing 50 words, running, squatting, turning pages and drinking from a cup without spilling.

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Child development: 3 years developmental milestones | myVMC

Developmental milestones for 3-year-olds include being able to throw and catch, draw and hold a pencil, and feed themselves. They like imitating adults.

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Child development: 12 month developmental milestones | myVMC

Developmental milestones for 12-month-old children include crawling, walking with support, talking a few words at a time, and picking things up.

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Child development: 3 month developmental milestones | myVMC

Developmental milestones for 3-month-old children include the ability to control their head, hold objects briefly, laugh, smile, coo and cry.

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Child development: 6 month developmental milestones| myVMC

Developmental milestones for 6-month-olds including being able to reach out, sit up with support, lift their head and follow objects with their eyes.

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