Child Development

The early years of a child’s life are very important for his or her health and development. Parents, health professionals, educators, and others can work together as partners to help children grow up to reach their full potential.

Boy holding A, B, and C toy blocks

Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move. Read about developments by age group.

Mother and Son

Learn how to keep children safe from danger and from becoming dangerous themselves.

Mother and baby talking and smiling

Learn about language disorders, learning disorders, and other developmental conditions.