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how i can force my 2 year baby to say words

my 2 year baby he just say 3 to 4 words thats making him not learning .please if u can tell me steps to make him talk so he can learn fast around him

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:38 PM on Jan. 5, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • He will talk at his own pace, you can't force him. You can encourage him to talk by talking to him, reading books, asking him questions, but just b/c he is not talking doesn't mean he is not learning.

    Answer by Jazak at 10:40 PM on Jan. 5, 2009

  • You need to talk to your pedi.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:40 PM on Jan. 5, 2009

  • your language and grammar may help if it is improved. not to be rude, but in all honesty how is a child going to learn to speak when his/her own parent cannot.

    BUT just make conversation and interact with him. say a word to him and ask him to repeat it but dont get frustrated with him. be supportive and positive. but do not FORCE him. that will not do anything.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:41 PM on Jan. 5, 2009

  • Its not necessarily that your not saying all the right things to your child. If you have an older child or you tend to guess what your child is saying to you alot then they become reliant on you (or their sibling) to fill in the blanks. For instance if he points the fridge and whines and you/spouse/older child open it and say "Oh, you want your juice" your son will soon figure out he doesn't need words to communicate. If this is the case instead of guessing, prompt your child to speak by saying "Do you want a drink/apple/etc?" And let him answer. If he doesn't answer (again only if you think this is the case) walk away. He will figure out he has to use his words to get what he wants. If you don't think that this is why your 2 year old isnt talking yet definatly talk to your pedi, but all children have their own pace at which they really start talking. I hope this was helpful. :)

    Answer by shellby22 at 10:55 PM on Jan. 5, 2009

  • some kids just have nothing to say..they may have problems with their ears and have problems hearing and understanding the words wich will cause problems with speech

    Answer by gracie43008 at 10:55 PM on Jan. 5, 2009

  • You can't force him. It's like saying "how can I force my 6 month old to walk". If there is nothing wrong with him, he will talk when he is ready.

    What should you do?
    Talk to his doctor. Make certain there are no problems.
    If you are still concerned, find a speech therapist and have him evaluated.
    Most likely he's fine but it never hurts to talk it over with his doctor.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 11:00 PM on Jan. 5, 2009

  • they will talk on their own time. but if you feel the baby is slow, then take them to the doctor. best of luck mommy!

    Answer by russian-mommy at 1:31 AM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • You cant force him!!! Good lord!

    You can help him along by reading to him and getting down and interacting with him with flash cards, blocks, puzzles, really whatever you find will wrok for him. EVERY child talks at a different stage and thats ok. If you honestly feel he id behind you can talk to your doctor about it. Good Luck and remember, every child is different!!

    Answer by Mother2oneboy at 10:03 AM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • first of all, you need to learn to talk before you can get your kid to talk, i could barley understand what you were trying to say!!!! Unless you're trying to get him to talk in a different language, you got some issues that YOU need to deal with first. sorry, so he can learn fast around him? what the hell does that mean?

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:27 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

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