Baby and child development
Because GPs see babies and small children so frequently, we are in a terrific position to monitor their developmental progress, and I am passionate this should remain a core role of the GP.1
Parents can be guided by us on important developmental milestones, how they can foster healthy development, and importantly, what not to be worried about.
Gross motor development
Monitoring gross motor development is relatively easy. The neurological control of the infant's body travels from the top down and from the inside out. It is analogous