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As part of normal physical development, your child may pulls up to stand, and walk while holding on to furniture (which is called “cruising”).
As part of normal communication development, your child may uses simple gestures, like shaking head “no” or waving “bye-bye."
As part of normal social development, your child may plays games such as “peek-a-boo” and “pat-a-cake.”
When your baby follows simple commands, enthusiastically praise her for doing so.
Mouth and throat sores are a common side effect of cancer treatment in children. The clinical name for this condition is oral mucositis.
In some cases, cancer and its treatment may delay when children will reach certain development milestones. Learn how treatment may affect early childhood development and interventions that can help.
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, the whole family faces challenges. Find resources to support physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being during childhood cancer.