How To Encourage Baby Talk


Like every loving parent you are guilty of desiring development than what you are witnessing. Typical parenting anxiety.

Then why not stimulate the process with some wholesome activity. Match items up with names. - At mealtime, for instance, introduce baby to eating utensils like the plate, spoon, fork, and the like.

Be childish. - Playing games like “peek-a-boo” actually reinforces listening, imitation and taking turns-all of which are prerequisites of carrying out a conversation.

Read together. - In the beginning, your baby will not understand the words you say. Nonetheless, reading to your little one will stimulate his or her senses and perhaps foster an enduring fondness for books.

Prattle back. - Each time your child babbles, utter something similar in reply. For instance, if baby says “boo boo”, you may respond with something like “Hey, goo goo.” The fun things you can do with sounds actually make learning a lot more pleasurable. Just remember to pause briefly to let your little one babble back and get used to the pattern of a real conversation. Sing. - Babies, by nature, have a fondness for music. Singing, therefore, is an excellent manner of introducing a wide array of sounds.

Your little one’s first word is, without a doubt, a thrilling milestone. Remember, though, that babies develop at different rates and, whether your child is an early or late talker, it rarely holds a bearing  communication skills later in life. Also, keep in mind that the more you converse with your baby, the more language baby will learn.


JP Peterson