Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: Watch for Milestones
Do you know all the ways you should measure your child's growth? Naturally, we think of height and weight, but from birth to 5 years, your child should also reach milestones in how he/she plays, learns, speaks, and acts. A delay in any of these areas could be a sign of a developmental problem, even autism. Often, the earlier a delay is recognized, the more you can do to help your child reach his/her full potential.
- Learn about the important developmental milestones your child should reach at different ages.
- Watch a video: Baby Steps: Learn the Signs. Act Early.
- Share the milestones checklist with your child's doctor, and talk with him/her about any concerns you might have.
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