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Say Hello To Some Baby Language From Your Little One!

Team AckoFeb 8, 2024

At this stage, you'll see your baby making different kinds of sounds to communicate with you. Around 1 month, your baby babbles more, raising and lowering the pitch of his voice. He experiments with more sounds. Around 1 year, he will play with sounds like “ba-ba”, “da-da”. He uses his verbal and non-verbal actions to express his needs. Even if he can’t speak clearly, he understands the general meaning of what you are saying. He also pays attention to your emotional tone. He will “baby talk” with you and expect the same from you. By smiling, paying attention, singing, talking, and reading to him, his babbles will become more speech-like.



    What you need to do

    When your baby babbles, look at him. Give him a lot of loving attention. Continue the conversation by imitating baby talk and talking, in a happy and affectionate tone. While feeding, dressing, bathing him, keep talking often to him. This way he associates sounds of language with everyday activities. Try to decode what his babble means.

    Disclaimer: This content is for informational purposes only, based on industry experience and secondary sources. It is not a substitute for professional advice. Please consult a qualified expert for health or insurance-related decisions. Content is subject to change, refer to current policy wordings for specific ACKO details.



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