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You are having constant trouble managing your
often become angry or frustrated. Your doctor can
guide you to resources for help if you feel unable to properly care for your
child for any reason.
You are concerned that your child is
not growing adequately or is not reaching major developmental milestones in
It is also a good idea to call your doctor if your child:
Successfully reaches a developmental milestone but then
loses the new ability.
Displays behaviors that may be associated
autism. These may include not appearing to interact
with or be attached to others, especially caregivers; acting in a repetitive
manner, sometimes with odd gestures; or seeming to selectively tune out other
people or noises. For more information, see the topic
When it comes to your child's growth and development, keep
the big picture in mind. Individual children vary in the exact timing that they
achieve milestones. For example, a slight delay in one development area, such
as talking, usually is not of concern by itself. As long as your child
communicates effectively through gestures and regularly responds to your speech
and that of others, using language usually soon follows.
generally of more concern if a child shows signs of a general communication
problem, which may include delayed language development. This type of delay can
be related to hearing impairment. A child with signs of a communication
Does not know a word in addition to "mama"
and "dada" or point to a familiar object when instructed to at 12
Does not say a few words, look like he or she is listening
when you are talking, or point to what he or she wants at 15 to 18
Does not say 5 or more words or comprehend more than 50
words at 18 months.
Does not speak more than 50 words, put two
words together, name or try to name objects, or use words to request things at
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August 09, 2013
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