Children go through distinct periods of development as they grow from infants to young adults. During these different periods, Child’s development occurs in different domains including Gross and fine motor development, cognitive, personal and social, adaptive and communication domains. Childhood development depends on all these domains. There are 7 stages in a human life span. These stages include infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, middle adulthood and old age.
First 5 years especially first 2 years of life are extremely important for the normal development of the children. Parents should keep an eye on their child development and it can be easily assesed by comparing with their peers. If the find anything unusual, they should consult their doctor and a detailed evaluation should be done.