Children Aged 19 Months Can Not Walk And Talk?
my child is 19 months old, but can not walk, every time he is trained to walk a little, and when he starts to actively walk suddenly he often gets sick, whether it’s fever or diarrhea, and talking too, can only say the word mama u0026amp; papa, the rest, if you want anything, just show it, every time you practice speaking, you always look away, does my child need to do the most effective action? Thank you
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The existence of some growth and development complaints experienced by your child in the form of a less optimal ability to talk and the ability to speak that is not optimal, it is necessary to examine and consult directly with the pediatrician of growth and development. The need for this examination is to help find out whether there are medical problems that underlie the complaints experienced.
The ability to walk is not optimal at the age of 19 months shows the process of development of motion that has not been able to help or support the ability to walk. In children aged 19 months, in general, children have a lot to explore the environment by walking so that the reach of children to recognize the environment will be more extensive and free. So if until the age of 19 months the child has not been able to walk, then it may be triggered by:
1. Running exercises that are not intense do
2. Children are often carried
3. Muscle weakness in the buttocks and legs
4. Bone abnormalities
5. Abnormalities in the spinal cord
However, if your child is able to walk but is not strong enough, either because he is ill or knows of a fever condition, then this condition will still need evaluation and observation from you or other family members. To help increase stamina and endurance, then keep the types of food and drinks consumed, keep the environment clean around your child, keep his hands clean too, and carry out immunizations according to doctor's recommendations. By maintaining children's health and preventing disease in children, it is expected that the health condition of the child will remain good and support the ability of muscles and the ability to walk. Thus, your child is getting healthier and his ability to walk is better. So that complaints about your child's ability to walk that is not optimal may not be caused by certain abnormalities, but because the opportunity to practice and walk is less than optimal, unless the doctor who treats it says differently.
Whereas there are complaints of speaking ability that still uses simple language as you say, this may be triggered by communication of children and other family members that are less than optimal. This condition is often found in the form of parents busy with their tasks or activities, parents working late into the night, parents who often use gadgets when gathering while children often watch television or programs on gadgets. This condition of social interaction is often encountered in the community and this affects the frequency and quality of communication between toddlers and families. So if this happens, it is necessary to have the intensity and quality of better communication. However, if this condition does not occur, it is necessary to do further evaluation by consulting directly with the doctor ank growth and development or do speach therapy according to the doctor's recommendation. In addition, the evaluation of the possibility of several other medical conditions by doctors who might be able to give the same complaint, such as:
1. Dyslexia, a disruption of the learning process
2. Apraxia of speech, impaired ability to express messages from the brain toward speaking
3. Autism, a brain development disorder that affects interactions with the environment
4. Hearing loss
5. Down syndrome, or abnormalities in the body chromosomes
Therefore, the first step that can be taken is to meet and consult directly with the pediatrician. The doctor will evaluate and examine complaints that are experienced. With this examination, the doctor can draw conclusions, whether or not there are medical disorders that affect your child's growth and development complaints. If no other medical problems are found, then exercise and recovery can be done.
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