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Your child is exploring the world around them 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 and understand simple commands. They may let you know what they want by pulling, pointing, or grunting. Your child may drink from a cup and point to parts of the 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 advice line (811 in most provinces and territories) 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 advice line if:
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Current as of: September 20, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Susan C. Kim MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
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