Baby Talk Anxiety

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Baby Talk Anxiety
Wed, 11-07-2012 - 4:38pm

Did you compare your child's progress when it came to speech development to other babies their age?  It can be a big source of some anxiety for some parents, and the best advice from the following article is that you just need to ignore what other kids are doing.  

“How do you know when you should be concerned? How do you know if it’s crazy parent anxiety?” asks Masterson. “Well, knowledge is power here.” The more you know about how your child develops language and communication, the more you can look for signs that things are on track, even before a child starts using real words.

The full article can be found at: http://moms.today.com/_news/2012/11/05/14562558-babytalk-anxiety-those-first-little-words-cause-big-stress-for-parents

I know how hard it can be to not compare your child's speech progress, I still find myself doing it at times since my youngest is not quite up to speed as his peers.  Were you worried about your child's speech development as a baby?