Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: queen | 2007/05/14

Q.

19 month - not talking

i hve a 19mth son who is not talking as yet, although he just days
no, at everything, should i take him to a speech therapist or should i wait a while, he sucks a pacifier, can this be a reason for lateness in speech, can u also give me tips on how to get him off the pacifer.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There does not appear to be any need for concern at this stage,give him lots more time. He will eventually get rid of his dummy by himself.

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Posted by: Doempies | 2007/05/15

Hi

My daughter turned 21 months today and also do not speak she only say Mamma. My other daughter is 4 years old and she spoke a lot on this stage. I'm also worried but everybody says she will speak eventially.

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