Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Linda | 2012/08/21

Q.

3year old stattering/ stummering

my daughter just turned 3 and all of a sudden out of nowhere she has started stummering..she has been talking fine all this time, what could be causing this and can it be reversed/ healed?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Stuttering like this is very common at this age and usually only lasts for a short time. If your daughter continues to stutter after another 6 weeks have passed, she should be seen by a speech therapist.

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