Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Beth | 2012/01/12

Q.

CHILD TALK

HI everyone...My son is 2 yrs and 5 mths old but he does not talk properly like other kids his age.He can say other things like mama,papa,i finished eating,but not talk other things.he crwlwd at 7 mths,walked at 1 yr two mths.He can do things like imitate u eg when u put on the roll on he can do those things,We even sent him to do things like close the door,he wud take tomato sauce from the table and put oit in the fridge u knoe all those but why doesnt he talk properly.Is there something wrong with him?or we shud b patient.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is very common especially in little boys of your son's age.He seems to be doing well in all respects except for his delayed speech. It would be best to take him to be seen by a speech therapist.

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