As a parent of an infant, your child’s development is a top priority! Whether you are a first-time parent or have a full house, each child and experience is different. Below is a list of several milestones for children ages 3-6 months that can help you keep track of your child’s development.
As the parent of a newborn, your child’s development is a top priority! Whether you are a first-time parent or have a full house, each child and experience is different. Below is a list of several milestones for children ages 0-3 months that can help you keep track of your child’s development.
Approximately 50% of toddlers (ages 19-24 months) are picky eaters. Half of these children will grow out of it, however, spotting the other half early can be difficult for parents. Therapists look for specific signs in children early on that allow us to spot whether or not a child’s eating habits could benefit from feeding therapy.
What is a meltdown?
A meltdown, or tantrum, is an emotional reaction children display when faced
with a distressing trigger. A meltdown can include falling, screaming, crying, hitting, running away and more. Some common meltdown triggers can be fear, sensory overload, anger, or transitioning to something new, especially an unwanted task.
Functional play, known as relational play, is when a child explores objects as they are intended to be used. Functional play shows children how objects are meant to be used in relation to one another and for their intended purpose.
2022 kicks off the 20th Anniversary of Pediatrics Plus as a company! We are so excited to have been serving children and families for the past 20 years and can't wait to see what the next 20 years holds for this company!
Halloween is just a few days away and many parents can attest to their child’s excitement! From school parties, church carnivals, and trick-or-treating, it can be a fun and exciting time for children. However, it is important to remember that Halloween can also be stressful, especially for children with dietary restrictions or sensory needs. So what can you do to be inclusive of all children this Halloween? We’ve gathered some ideas below!