doctor will check your child's speech and language skills during regular
well-child visits. But call your doctor anytime you have concerns about how
your child is developing.
Mild and temporary speech delays can occur. Some
children learn new words faster than others do. But if your child is not saying
words by 18 months, or says fewer than 50 words by 24 months, talk with your
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September 09, 2014
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