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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: M | 2005/07/07

Q.

LATE TALKER

MY LITTLE GIRL IS 16 MONTHS OLD AND ONLY SPEAKS THREE RECOGNISABLE WORDS - ALTHOUGH SHE IS BABBLING ALL THE TIME NO ONE UNDERSTANDS WHAT SHE IS SAYING. IS THERE ANY REASON FOR CONCERN? SHE WAS NOT PREMATURE AND REACHED ALL HER MILESTONES IN TIME.

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

There is no need for concern at this stage, in fact she is only slightly behind what is usual for speech development .If you are concerned when she is 2 years ask your paediatrician to check her development.

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Posted by: lerita | 2005/07/08

Do not worry. This is normal. Mine is 17 months and only says two letter words, like didi etc. Just enjoy her, there will come time that you wish they would just keep quiet for a while.

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