While it's true every child develops on her own timeline, delays in specific milestones such as talking can leave many parents wondering, "Is my child on schedule?" Here are some answers to your baby-development questions.
Look who's talking now -- or at least will be very soon. If you're wondering when your babbling tot will turn those coos and cries into mamas and dadas, here's what to expect when it comes to her language development.
As a parent of a child with speech and social-emotional delays
who's been through the process of early intervention, I can tell you firsthand that finding help doesn't have to be overwhelming or scary. There's plenty of support for your child -- and for you, too.
This anxiety disorder causes some children -- mostly girls -- to nearly completely avoid talking in certain situations, such as school. This is what's known about selective mutism's causes and treatment.
The scary truth: Almost half of all homes in the U.S. contain lead -- and many have toxic levels of this poison. Is yours one of them? For more information visit our Lead Contamination resource Guide, click link below.