Baby Talk

Some parents are adamant against baby talk; instead, they want kids to hear adults speak normally. But that’s the wrong approach.

Parentese’s exaggerated qualities help children’s brains discern discrete sounds.

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Milestones:Speaking

A nine-month-old child is typically developing if he can speak even one word. With the benefit of proper scaffolding, he’ll know fifty to one hundred words within just a few months. By two, he will speak around 320 words; a couple months later – over 570.
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