The article also exhorts parents to stop using baby talk:
Avoid “baby” words and baby talk, which can confuse a child who is learning to talk. Teach your child the correct words and names for people, things, places and body parts, including “breast,” “penis” and “vagina.”
I fear that I've committed this crime myself with Elliot.
But that all stops now, people.
This morning when I changed his diaper, I was sure to use the correct terms:
"I'm changing your diaper because it appears to contain approximately 10 cubic centimeters of urine and trace amounts of fecal matter. Excuse me, sir, could you please keep your hands away from your genitalia during the procedure."
Unfortunately, he's STILL not talking!