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15 month old babbling but no words

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sweetiepie1979 Thu 11-Oct-12 20:35:14

Is this normal?

Ruthchan Thu 11-Oct-12 21:02:23

Yes, it's normal.
Recognisable words may not start until 18months, or more.
Proper speech is usually from about 2 years.

Numbthumbs Thu 11-Oct-12 21:05:27

My 15mo is the same, her 13 mo friend says all sorts, DD says dad and thats it.

Pascha Thu 11-Oct-12 21:06:05

My 2.1yr old mostly babbles still. I took him for salt assessment a cou

Pascha Thu 11-Oct-12 21:19:40

...ple of weeks ago, they weren't too concerned as he displays all other signs of communication. At 15 months. You should be happy of he babbles, gestures, points etc.

Onetwothreeoops Thu 11-Oct-12 21:24:22

My 15 month old says dada and tries to copy us when we encourage him, he also makes a few babbling noises but not much else. He just laughs when we try to get him to say mama.

I was also thinking of starting a thread like this so thank you, it's very reassuring to read these responses.

sweetiepie1979 Thu 11-Oct-12 21:37:31

Yes the responses have been great here thank you everyone x

Christmas78 Sun 14-Oct-12 11:41:11

Thanks for writing this post (and to people who responded). I've been wondering exactly that. Hard not to feel anxious when you come across same age babies with big vocabularies! Xx

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