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.
Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move (for example, crawling and walking).
Learn how to keep children from danger and from becoming dangerous.
Fill out the symptoms checklist and share it with the child’s doctor.
- Page last reviewed: February 1, 2017
- Page last updated: January 5, 2017
- Content source:
- Division of Human Development and Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention