“How old was yours when she first rolled over?”
“Mine has been talking in complete sentences for months!”
Conversations about meeting milestones is common among proud parents and caregivers. It’s exciting to see your child learn new things and explore the world. As your child develops, you want to share the news with people. It’s also common to compare what your child can do to other kids — or even compare them to what your older kids did around the same age.
But it can be nerve-racking to see or hear about other kids passing milestones before your child does. You may be concerned about developmental delays, and what they mean. Here’s what you need to know.