Symptoms of postnatal depression include feeling sad and crying for no obvious reason, feeling irritable, having difficulty coping and feeling very anxious.
Up to about 18 months, children express themselves with single words, using different vocal sound changes to show what they mean. My daughter is now 35 months. Everyday skills Around this time, your child is keen to do more things for himself. He is turning 2 on Nov. No matter if you have one kid or four, you know that each child develops differently. But looking after yourself physically and mentally will help you with the understanding, patience, imagination and energy you need to be a parent.
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No jargon. When your child learns a new skill, celebrate his achievements with lots of praise and positive attention.
Now she talks non-stop. What a difference!
Her speech is perfect. He was born 5 weeks premature but was completely healthy.
Kim October 24, 2015 at 7: Talking to your child often and reading to them starting no later than 6 months will go a long way towards helping with language development. Understood everything we and others said, very smart, very social and loving. It was hard to make out, but they were there. Some parents report that their children said their first word even earlier than that, as early as 6 months of age.
You should be looking for evidence of increasing mastery of language and growth of vocabulary. We hear so much about autism, but the fact is, there are more children without it, than with it.
Autism is insidious! Actually she shows some autistic behavior but it is very rare …we are scared..
Support for PBS Parents provided by:. Should I Be Worried? He will point to objects in the books as well.