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Baby Babbles (Definition)
LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT 6-9 months * Babbles * Blows bubbles ("raspberries") * Laughs
What age does a baby point? My 9 month old follows where i point, but doesn't point at objects. He can clap, babble, and wave. Is this normal?
Pointing: Your baby should start pointing soon. Any time between 9 and 12 months is considered normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suggestions: Most MS drugs do have potential for fetal malformations, and are thus "teratogenic" risks. Copaxone seems safest, and Aubagio and Gilenya may be riskiest. But I would tend to stop any of the MS drugs prior to pregnancy and would NOT restart until after birth, unless breast feeding desired, which would delay restarting med. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prevention: The best treatment is prevention. Avoid the area where the chiggers or fleas are. teat animals with fleas. Use netting if need be to avoid insect bites, etc. If they are already there, treat locally with soothing creams and see the Dr. for eval. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: If your child is not developing their verbal skills at the expected age, they should absolutely have their hearing tested. Even though most infants have their hearing tested at birth, these tests are not 100%, and a normal test at birth does not eliminate the possibility of hearing loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
9.7 mnth old has a head circum. of 44cm,47.3% range on growth chart.Is this normal?She babbles,crawls,pulls self up.Not much change from 6mnth appt.
Missing information: Head circumference is normal, near average, but we need the velocity of its growth. Head growth slows normally after 6 mos., but should plot along or near the same growth curve it's always followed. Strings of babbling at 6 mos. become non-specific " da-da, ma-ma" in 9th mo. Gross motor is good. Screens are on firstsigns.org. Follow-up with pede. & MS Early Intervention Program if concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son throws tantrums and screams for no reason and sometimes it seems like he doesn't hear us calling his name and babbles that isn't understandable?
Needs an evaluation: Dr. Franklin trimm at the university of south alabama in mobile is an excellent developmental/behavioral pediatrician. It's best to get a referral from your pediatrician. Collect his school ; medical records. I, too, am curious about whether this behavior persists at school ; at home. Ask his teacher if the behavior impacts his learning ;/or peer interactions at school. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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