Babies begin developing language at birth. By 12 months, they may have mastered a few words and usually understand far more. Speech development is extremely variable, but language skills develop in many subtle ways.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||October 7, 2011|
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