Child Development

Child development involves the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy. It is a continuous process with a predictable sequence yet having a unique course for every child.

A major problem in childhood is obesity. In America, the number of obese children is rapidly increasing. Childhood obesity is caused by a variety of factors. The main causes of childhood obesity are "lifestyle issues-too little activity and too many calories. Child obesity can cause major problems with a child’s development. In order for a child to develop successfully, he or she must grow up in a positive environment with good health and academics. If a child becomes obese, there will be consequences such as: depression, low self-esteem, eating disorders, medical problems, and so on. These issues of childhood obesity can be slowed, if society focuses on the causes. If parents enforce a healthy lifestyle at home with physical activity and proper dieting, many issues with obesity could be avoided.

  • Individual change over a period of time
  • Mechanisms of development
  • Rate and speed of development
  • Differences in Developmental Changes
  • Population Differences
  • Implementing Developmental Care

Related Conference of Child Development

June 27-28, 2018

17th Annual World Congress on Neonatology

(26 Forums, 2 Days, 1 Event)
Vancouver, Canada
July 19-21, 2018

Advances in Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition

London, UK
August 13-14, 2018

17 th Annual Congress on Pediatrics & Neonatology

Osaka, Japan
August 16-17, 2018

11th World Pediatric Congress

Singapore
August 29-30, 2018

International Conference on Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine

Boston, Massachusetts, USA
September 03-04, 2018

20th International Conference on Pediatrics & Primary Care

Hilton Zurich Airport | Zurich, Switzerland
September 10-11, 2018

24th European Pediatrics Conference

Copenhagen, Denmark
September 17-18, 2018

20th World Congress on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
September 17-18, 2018

20th World Congress on Pediatric Oncology and Nursing

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
September 19-20, 2018

22nd World Congress on Neonatology & Perinatology

Hong Kong
October 18-20, 2018

25th World Pediatrics Conference

Warsaw, Poland
October 18-19, 2018

4th International Conference on Pediatric Nursing

Paris, France
October 22-23, 2018

26th European Pediatrics Congress

Amsterdam, Netherlands
October 25-26, 2018

World Neonatology and Child Care Meeting

Prague, Czech Republic
October 26-27, 2018

15th World Pediatrics Conference

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 05-06, 2018

23rd Annual Congress on Pediatrics & Neonatology

Bangkok, Thailand
November 05-06, 2018

18th Global Summit on Pediatrics and Child Health

Bangkok, Thailand
November 07-08, 2018

4th Annual Summit on Infancy, Child Nutrition & Development

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
November 12-13, 2018

World Congress on Pediatric Oncology & Care

Lisbon, Portugal
November 12-13, 2018

World congress on Clinical Pediatrics

Lisbon, Portugal
November 15-17, 2018

26th International Conference on Neonatology and perinatology

Edinburgh, Scotland
November 22-24, 2018

International Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Healthcare Conference

Cape Town, South Africa
December 13-15, 2018

12th World Pediatric Congress

Abu Dhabi,UAE
February 18-19, 2018

16th International Conference on Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology

Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 18-19, 2019
(14 Forums, 2 Days, 1 Event)

20th Annual World Congress on Pediatrics

Chicago, USA
April 11-12, 2019

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Optometry Conference

Helsinki, Finland

Child Development Conference Speakers

Recommended Sessions

Related Journals

Are you interested in