Developmental milestones 18 24 months
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a Milestone Mondays post, so I’ll continue in order discussing 18-24 months! The reason I post about typical milestones is so that parents pay attention to how their children are developing and to discuss concerns about possible delays with their pediatrician. Make sure to scroll to the bottom to see the list of activities you should be concerned about for this age to discuss with your pediatrician.
I gathered this info from a site I brought up in aor call 1-800-CDC-INFO.
Act early by talking to your child’s doctor if your child:
- Doesn’t point to show things to others
- Can’t walk
- Doesn’t know what familiar things are for
- Doesn’t copy others
- Doesn’t gain new words
- Doesn’t have at least 6 words
- Doesn’t notice or mind when a caregiver leaves or returns
- Loses skills he once had
- Doesn’t use 2-word phrases (for example, “drink milk”)
- Doesn’t know what to do with common things, like a brush, phone, fork, spoon
- Doesn’t copy actions and words
- Doesn’t follow simple instructions
- Doesn’t walk steadily
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