Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive — Families

Vector art showing a mother, father, daughter, and sonEvery family looks forward to seeing a child’s first smile, first step, and first words. Regular screenings help raise awareness of a child’s development, making it easier to celebrate milestones and identify possible development concerns as early as possible. With early and regular screening, you can make sure that your children get the support they need to succeed in school and thrive alongside their peers.

Image removed.Use the Developmental Screening Passport (PDF) to track your child’s screening history and results. Download a printable version (PDF) to share this information with your child’s doctor and other providers who might be screening your child.


Image removed.By tracking your young child’s developmental milestones, you can know a lot more about how your child is learning and growing. CDC’s "Learn the Signs. Act Early Visit disclaimer page " program offers free milestone checklists and other resources to help you track your child’s development and take action if you ever have a concern.

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