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Children's Health

Excessive Salivation

12/08/2010

Question:

my baby salivates a lot at 11 months,what should i do?

Answer:

With rare exception, it is normal for infants to drool and in time your child will gain control of their oral secretions. If you feel your child has excessive drooling, speak with your pediatric health care professional at your next scheduled appointment. 

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Response by:

Sarah Sauntry, RN, MS, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati