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For my ds, it was not normal. He needed the help of a good speech therapist to get over his blocking (which is the politically correct term for stuttering.)
I'd give it a few weeks and then consult a speech therapist if it still continues.
In the meantime, slow down your OWN speech; if you talk fast, your ds may be trying to match your rate of speech.
Also, give your son eye contact, and wait for him to finish talking, but don't draw attention to it (don't tell him to "think" about what he is saying, or to take a deep breath, or anything like that.)
The speech therapist also said that when ds talks, everyone else in the family needs to STOP their conversations immediately and listen to him.
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