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When Should I Expect My Baby To Start Imitating Sounds
Between 4-7 months: By the seventh month your baby will likely imitate sounds. Language in babies starts when they are newborns and are crying- there only form of expression at that point. They then move to cooing and ahhing, then babbling and imitating. Talk lots with your baby to help them develop their language. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Milestone: This is a developmental milestone. Most babies can imitate sounds by about 6 months of age. ...Read more
M south Indian.Does sounds like woo,waa, brrr produced and imitated by my 5 month old sister's baby is a sign she is gonna talk soon?
Communication : At 4 months, typically-developing babies goo & coo reciprocally, as you describe. At 6 months they produce a string of syllables: da-da-da-da, ma-ma-ma-ma. At 9 months those become a non-specific ma-ma & da-da, with 3 words at a year, a specific ma-ma, da-da & ba-ba. At 6 months, learned behavior begins; babies lift up their arms to be picked up. Read, play & talk to her See healthy children.org. ...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 3 more doctor answers
3year old son doesn't speak, but imitates animal sounds. No other developmental delays. Hearing tested and not autistic.Had therapy since 18mo.Causes?
The Clinical Evalua-: tion of Language Fundamentals tests receptive & expressive language, speech sound production & verbal/ nonverbal social/pragmatic communication. . Call your school district's Child Find Team for eligibility for Early Childhood Special Education. Also, seek evaluation by a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician to search for genetic & other medical causes of his neurodevelopmental disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for a babies to breath faster and with a sound when feeding? Can air conditioner cause problem to their breathing?
Babies: Breath faster in general but rarely over 80 breaths a minute. Some babies are noisy feeders. It depends on the type of noise and their exam that makes it normal or abnormal. Make sure he/she is able to breath through the nose. An air conditioner should not cause breathing problems more so with feeding. All the best and if in doubt have it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, my 11 week infant suddenly started protruding complete tongue along with some sounds, after a hot outing. Please suggest?
Normal to protude: Normalg rowthGet a more detailed answer ›
Toddler coughs when eating/drinking. Had severe reflux as an infant, so bad he wouldnt eat. Does this sound like he may have reflux still? Drools a lot
My infant's nose has a honking sound when she inhales. Is this congestion and do I need to use a nasal aspirator?
Infant had water pour out her nose while pushing to defecate. Np says lungs sound clear but I am still concerned. She's been extremely tired and moody?
Nickle size bruise on inner left breast since yesterday--purple, red , yellow. Been Carrying babies Not sore Afraid of IBC. Does this sound like that?
My friend was pregnant . She gave birth to to 1 baby and 3 months later a 2nd baby. 2 babies never showed on ultra sound. How is that possible?
Not likely: This sounds like a very strange and likely untrue story but since she is your friend you could certainly ask her for more details. ...Read more
How accurate is 12 week dating scan? Babies crl measured 5.6cm, the doctor said this makes me 12w 1 d pregnant? Do this sound right?
Sounds right : That sounds right. 12 week sonograms have about a 5 day margin of error. ...Read more
I'm 7 weeks pregnant my first ultra sound is this Monday can I possibly hear the babies heart beat? And if not when's the soonest I can hear it??
I am 9 weeks pregnant. My doctor said that they found fluid behind the babies neck at ultrasound. She said its normal but could be Down's syndrome. I just wanted to get a second opinion. I have an Appointment with high risk to get another ultra sound at 1
US is obsolete test: Your risk assessment is obsolete. High-risk targeted ultrasounds miss many. Demand the test of "free fetal DNA" in maternal blood. Your PCP can order from 4 labs. One is the Harmony test from Ariosa (1-855-9-ARIOSA (855-927-4672)--in over 15,000 pregnancies they detected 100% of fetuses affected with Down syndrome. The chance of a false positive is less than 1 in 1000. Results in 4 to 8 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby milestones: If your baby was born 4-8weeks early, it is normal. However, if if born at term, it causes concern that s/he doesn't coo. Smile or make noise. Please discuss with your pediatrician. ...Read more
Startles to sound: Baby startles to sound - startle response when reacting to noise/ sound. ...Read more
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