6 month Old Baby Typical and Atypical Development

Watch our 6 Month Old Baby Typical & Atypical Development Side by Side with narration here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIyWt_qtcnM&t=4s
This footage compares the movements of two children at 6 months of age: one developing typically, and one developing atypically. This film goes through 8 different positions with the two children.
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Each year, 1 in 40 children in the United States is born with an early motor delay, and an estimated 400,000 children are born at-risk for a delay. When healthcare providers know what to look for, they are better equipped to recognize the subtle signs of a delay in infants as young as 2 months of age, giving them the opportunity to receive early intervention services and thereby reach their fullest potential.

We encourage you to use Pathways.org resources as a guide to identify potential early motor delays at each well-child visit.
For more information on infant development, please go visit: https://www.pathways.org

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