Sure, with my first born I was in a panic when she wasn’t the first to take on a new milestone, but by my second – eh. Of course after I became a more “calm” mama, then I would hear how not meeting those coveted skills such as crawling, talking, etc. could be signs of larger problems that could be solved only with early treatment all translating to one thing: panic. Breezy Mama turned to Milestone Mom – a.k.a. Occupational Therapist Nancy Silverman-Konigsberg — to discuss what it can mean when a child doesn’t have a new skill according to their developmental age (and find out when issues such as biting and hitting can be indicative of Autism, PDD, Asperger’s Syndrome and Rett Syndrome), when it’s okay to relax and when it’s time to freak out, er, um, take action.
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