Childhood Diseases

Posted by: MoMMyL | 2011/03/09


2yrs4mths old son still not talking

I''ve written in b4 regarding this, my son is still not talking just saying a few words, but he understands if we talk to him. can put on his own shoes, but still not talking (no full sentences). he has a 1.3 yr old bro. he also says a few basic words. i am worried that he will talk b4 the older brother. What i want to know is: Can having another baby so soon be blamed for his delay? or is he just slow? lots of peeps tells me that boys r usually slower. Should i be worried? Should i talk him to a therapist. or just have patients?

Expert's Reply



Delayed speech is very common especially with boys. This has nothing to do with your son's baby brother arriving. He does understand everything and does use a few words. be patient and he should start talking by himself. If he is not talking by the age of 3 years it would be best to see a speech therapist.

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Posted by: raadop | 2011/03/10

ek het my seuntjie op aanvraag van die kleuterskool, verlede jaar oktober gevat vir gehoor toetse en die selfde dr is ook n spraakterapeut.

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