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Your child is exploring his or her world and may experience many emotions. When parents respond to emotional needs in a loving, consistent way, their children develop confidence and feel more secure.
At 14 to 15 months, your child may be able to say a few words, understand simple commands, and let you know what he or she wants by pulling, pointing, or grunting. Your child may drink from a cup and point to parts of his or her body. Your child may walk well and climb stairs.
Follow-up care is a key part of your child's treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if your child is having problems. It's also a good idea to know your child's test results and keep a list of the medicines your child takes.
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of: August 22, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Susan C. Kim MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
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