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Milestones Matter at MedLink!

From age 2 months to 5 years, effortlessly track your child’s development with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists. Gain valuable tips to encourage growth and learn steps to take if concerns arise. The CDC Milestone Tracker app covers crucial milestones in play, learning, speech, behavior, and movement. Engaging photos and videos make the tracking process enjoyable!

At MedLink, we prioritize your child’s well-being. Our Colbert, Winder, Danielsville, and Banks offices provide exceptional pediatric care to ensure your child’s health thrives. With the user-friendly CDC Milestone Tracker app, monitoring developmental milestones is convenient. Seamlessly track and share progress with your dedicated pediatrician using the FREE CDC Milestone Tracker app, available in English and Spanish.

Milestone Tracker App

Your Child’s Early Development is a Journey

These are just a few of many important milestones to look for. For complete checklists for your child’s age visit www.cdc.gov/Milestones or download the FREE CDC Milestone Tracker app!

  • 2 Months: Looks at your face, Reacts to loud sounds, Holds head up when on tummy.

  • 6 Months: Knows familiar people, Takes turns making sounds with you, Rolls from tummy to back.

  • 12 Months: Calls a parent “mama” or “dada”, Puts something in a container like a block or cup, Pulls up to stand

  • 18 Months: Tries to use a spoon, Points to show you something interesting, Tries to say three or more words besides “mama” or “dada”

  • 2 Years: Can kick a ball, Looks at your face to see how to react to a new situation, Says at least two words together (like: “More milk”)

  • 3 Years: Talks with you in a conversation, Draws a circle when you show them how, Notices other child and joins them to play

  • 4 Years: Answers simple questions like “What is a coat for?”, Names a few colors of items, Likes to be a “helper”

  • 5 Years: Follows rules or takes turns when playing games with other children, Uses or recognizes simple rhymes, Writes some letters in their name

Meddy Bear Getting Checking his Height

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