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An_222304 posted:
My son is nearly 8 months old and not babbling. He started cooing pretty early and seems to have stopped now. He still makes some sounds mostly Mmmm sounding, but no babbling. Anyone else have a late babbler? Is it a major cause for concern?
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Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:
I'll chime in

I have to say, they seem to walk or be very active, or sit and talk a lot. I rarely know them to be both at the same time. I wouldn't worry but bring it up to the doc when you see him/her again. But I doubt there is cause for concern.
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momaof6 responded:
hi, My one son did not babble until he was 10 months. Out of all my kids his pronunciation is the best and so is his vocabulary. I would say keep trying to get him to babble and let the dr know but it is probably nothing to be to worried about.
 
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tweety7777 replied to Chris_WebMD_Staff's response:
Thank you, he has since started babbling so I guess he just needed a little more time. Thanks again.
 
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tweety7777 replied to momaof6's response:
Thanks for sharing. My son has since started babbling so we are not worried anymore. Thanks again.


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