Child Development

Developmental Milestones

Learn the Signs. Act Early (website) - From the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), this website includes developmental milestones for ages 2 months to 5 years. The Milestone Tracker App tracks development using an interactive, illustrated checklist. 

PBS:The ABC's of Child Development (website) - Includes Developmental Milestones for Your Child's First 5 Years, addressing Physical Development, Social Emotional Development, Thinking Skills and Communication Skills.

Ages & Stages (webpage) - This website offers information and resources pertaining to child development from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Text4Baby app (website) - A subscription service to receive 3 free text messages a week timed to the due date or the baby's birth date through pregnancy & up until the baby’s 1st birthday. Messages address topics such as labor signs & symptoms, prenatal care, urgent alerts, developmental milestones, immunizations, nutrition, birth defect prevention, safe sleep, safety. Spanish available.

Plain Talk for Parents (webpage) - From the DCF, easy to read informational sheets to support families to understand the general patterns of childhood growth and development.

Positive Parenting Tips (webpage) - From the Center for Disease Control, this site offers information about Child Development & tips for parents to help their child grow and learn during each stage of development. 


Updated 1/21/2020

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