Practice Guidance

Normal child development: quick guide

Description_of_image_used_in_normal_child_development_quick_guide_mother_and_daughter_playing Photo: Gary Brigden

Introduction

Key messages What is clear from serious case reviews is that social workers do not have a good enough understanding of child development. Below is a summary of development from 0-5 from the NHS Guide (NHS Choices 2011): Age Ability 4 to 6 weeks Baby starts to smile. 4 to 12 weeks Baby starts to […]

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