Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: lisa | 2013/02/06

Q.

18 month shy boy

i am not sre if i am exxagerating,my 18 month old boy is very shy around people and i took him to crech hoping he will get better its been 5 mnths since he started,but even at crech he is still shy and quiet and only play/talk with other kids occasionaly,on other days he will either play by himself or just follow the teacher around,but the moment het gets home he is a very different,energetic and talkative boy

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is very common indeed. Besides being shy your little son probably still has some separation anxiety as well. Always reassure him that you will come to fetch him once you have finished work. Although he is still young it will help him a great deal if he can make one good friend at the creche.

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