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What age should child be talking whole sentences?

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Dr. Alissa Zenack
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Talking up a storm: Most children are speaking in full sentences between 2 1/2 - 3 years old. Children begin with single words and a lot of repeating what they hear around 15-18 months. Short 2-3 word phrases begin around 2 years of age. If a child is not speaking, talk to your pediatrician. Your child may need a speech therapy evaluation.

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