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our baby girl 550 days old but can't speak like another baby girl that 400 days old.

we are worry about this. my baby girl understand anything but when she want to speak , she Screams.

she start to standing and walking in 8th month but that baby girl start walking on 12th month.

people says:

those babies who start walking early, will start talking late and vice versa .

is this true?

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In normal, healthy babies, there's little correlation between talking, walking, potty training, etc. These skills can come at different times for different children, and the one to master one first may master the others last. –  Marc Jan 27 '14 at 20:38

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There's not necessarily a correlation between walking and talking, but it is very common for different children to meet milestones at different rates and in different orders. Some things are easier than others, and that differs from person to person, even as adults. Sometimes it's not a matter of competence, but of personality. Some people just plain like to listen more than talk, even as adults.

Especially you can't compare milestones between children with different parents. I know some parents who literally spend hours a day working on getting their babies to talk. Other parents are so good at anticipating needs that their babies don't have much need to talk. I'm not terribly surprised when the first baby learns to talk faster, although even then there's no guarantee.

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No, there's nothing to that as far as I know. What I do know for sure: comparing your baby's milestones to others' at every turn will drive you crazy. Instead, realize that as long as your baby's milestones are normal, they have low predictive value at best relative to her achievement in life.

In addition, if her receptive language skills are good, your daughter likely has no language-related problems at all. PBS developmental milestones show that it's perfectly normal for children to begin to speak anywhere from 12-19 months old, and I'm sure that there is no cause for alarm even a fair bit outside that window. In my experience, speech therapists may pooh-pooh moderate expressive language delays (which your daughter does not have yet) when receptive language skills are in place and there is no other sign of a problem.

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thanks my daughter can ...-From the very start, infants pay close attention to language. In the first year, they can distinguish all of the speech sounds that occur in natural language then they begin to specialize in the sounds of their home language. Most infants will: ... –  saber tabatabaee yazdi Jan 8 '13 at 8:08
- Respond to speech by looking at the speaker- Respond differently to the voice of a parent than to other voices - React to changes in a speaker's tone, pitch, volume, and intonation - Respond differently to their home language and another language - Communicate with bodily movements, by crying, babbling, and laughing - Attempt to imitate sounds maine.gov/education/speced/cds/cosf/devmileguide.pdf –  saber tabatabaee yazdi Jan 8 '13 at 8:09
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thanks my daughter ... Recognize their own image in the mirror Initiate play activities Play independently, often imitating adult actions Act pleased when the accomplish something Start trying to help, often by putting toys away Express negative emotions including anger and frustration Become more self-assertive and may try to direct the actions of others psychology.about.com/od/early-child-development/a/… –  saber tabatabaee yazdi Jan 8 '13 at 8:12

No, there is no negative correlation,and there is only a slight positive correlation between the two, in that some children with learning difficulties learn to walk and talk later.

Don't compare with others- follow developmental milestones provided- otherwise you run the risk of panicking for no reason. There it's a pretty wide range of expected ages to begin talking, walking etc.

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My now 20 year old pulled up to walk at just under 6 months and spoke early as well.
Being early at one doesn't mean the child will be late at the other.
My friend's child didn't speak until he was two and then full sentences flew out of his mouth with ease.

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