Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Pietro's Fight
One family continues to fight for their son who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at 3 years old. Pietro's Fight is an organization raising awareness and funding for research about the progressive genetic disorder.
This video from the Kennedy Krieger Institute, in Baltimore, features three children who show early signs of autism spectrum disorder playing with toys and interacting and communicating with others. It compares the footage on each of these children to that of typical children in the same
See which milestones your baby should be reaching by 2 years old, like throwing or kicking a ball, walking both forward and backward and drawing with a crayon.
See which milestones your baby should be reaching by 16 months, like walking and relaxing her grip on objects.
A 6 week old baby should spend short periods of time lying on his stomach, several times a day.This will strengthen the muscles in a baby’s stomach, neck, back, shoulder and seat. Having strong muscles will be important when a child is learning to crawl and to walk.
Nate has turned 10 months old, and is busy learning how things work. This is a very active period for Nate. And he changes between creeping and crawling to get around. Still, he creeps for the most part. But at the same time, he manages to raise his buttocks a bit off the ground to increase speed.
Watch a 15 month old baby reach new development milestones, such as gaining balance and using his fingers.
Watch a 4 month old baby learn new development milestones like curiosity, investigation, head functionality, rolling around, control of gaze, reaching, grabbing, and interests in texture, taste, and smell.
At 7 months old, your baby should be eager to sit. Nate still depends on his mother’s support to keep his balance, but we notice that now he uses his arms to stabilize his position. This is a new step in development.
A baby at 8 months old is always on the move. At this age your child should be able to turn onto his stomach and grasp a toy, all in one single movement.