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Doctor insights on: Weekly Speech Activities To Teach My Toddler To Talk Clear

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How much must I talk to my toddler?

How much must I talk to my toddler?

Irreplaceable!: Babies and toddlers learn to talk from seeing a face, mouth and facial expressions during talking or reading. Research shows they do not learn language from watching tv, computer or screen time.. There is no replacement for sitting with your child face to face and telling stories or reading. Toddlers have a higher vocabulary in homes where they have more spoken language and reading interaction. ...Read more

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When should my toddler start talking? I'm worried.

When should my toddler start talking? I'm worried.

Talking: By 9 months a baby should say mama, dada, baba nonspecifically. By 1 yr they should say words with intent (mama=mom etc).By 2 yrs they should be able to say two word sentences and use some pronouns (my car, you go, etc). They should also have a vocabulary of about 50 words. Between 2-3 yrs you should see huge gains in their vocabulary skills.Your pediatrician should be asking about iteachphysical ...Read more

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Caring for Your Toddler (Checklist)

Put sharp objects high up and out of reach
Once
Keep medications out of reach
Once
Look for small objects that can be swallowed and put them out of reach
Once
keep ur pedaitricain number handy
Once
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What evaluations are for a toddler at 24 months and still not talking?

What evaluations are for a toddler at 24 months and still not talking?

Can she/he hear?: The most important first step is to assure that your toddler can hear normally. Talk to your pediatrician. If a baby cannot hear normally, speech acquisition is often delayed. If the hearing is normal, a developmental evaluation may be important. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Toddler (Checklist)

Make an appointment for a physical exam with your child's pediatrician
Once
Make an appointment for an eye exam
Once
Take your toddler to the dentist
2x a year
Keep immunizations up to date
Once
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If my toddler won't potty train or talk, could he have autism?

If my toddler won't potty train or talk, could he have autism?

Depends on age: Children vary a lot in when they develop these skills. Many toddlers don't do either for a long time. If the child is emotionally relating to you it probably is not autism but you should review his or her development with you pediatrician if you are worried. ...Read more

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Toddler choked taking medication, choked, cried, had a little hard time talking, but drank liquids fine. Sleeps fine but sounds congested at times?

Toddler choked taking medication, choked, cried, had a little hard time talking, but drank liquids fine. Sleeps fine but sounds congested at times?

Signs to look for: It doesn't sound like anything to worry about, but signs to look for that would indicate the need for a doctor visit are worsening cough, difficulty breathing, wheezing, rapid respiratory rate or fever. If any of these symptoms develop you should contact your pediatrician immediately. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Toddler (Checklist)

Visit the dentist
2x year
Give a multivitamin with vitamin D
daily
Encourage social skills through daycare, playdates, etc.
Once
Read books together
15 min, Daily for 5 years

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