The Importance of Verbs for Toddler Language Development

As a Pediatric Speech Pathologist, one of the number one questions I get is, “How many words should my toddler be saying?” While the number of words a child is using is important, another important factor is the types of words your toddler is using. Find out more at: 

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All Babies Spit Up

What I tell my patients’ parents is that the connection between the esophagus (the food tube) and the stomach doesn’t close tightly in babies.  This junction (the “lower esophageal sphincter”) is a circular ring of muscle that, in older kids and adults, squeezes tightly so that food and liquids don’t come back up.  This isn’t…

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