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Sucking vs Suckling and Mouth Development

  Sucking vs Sucking Did you know that babies are born with reflexes that assist them with feeding until they are ready to do the movements on their own? There are 7 reflexes that help your baby with feeding. Most of these reflexes “integrate” or disappear within the first year of life or shortly after. […]

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I'm a speech therapist specializing in early language, but more importantly, I'm a mom of a toddler who has been on her own journey with physical and occupational therapy
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Recommended Reading These are my favorite books related to speech and language by category: Books on Language Development Language Development: How Babies Talk: The Magic and Mystery of Language in the First Three Years of Life by  Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek Did you know your baby can recognize changes in syllables and familiar songs while […]

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