All children master the ability to speak at their own pace, and there is a wide age range that's considered normal for certain speech and language milestones.
Some speech therapy things to look for and discuss with your pediatrician to see if pediatric speech therapy is recommended are:
Mealtimes are usually a bonding experience for children and parents. Unfortunately, for some families, mealtimes can be a source of stress due to latching, chewing, and swallowing problems. The child may benefit from a feeding evaluation to see if feeding therapy is recommended.
Some feeding problems to look for and discuss with your pediatrician are:
Examples of mealtime stress and instability: