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What are babies saying, anyway?!

Turns out, babies can ‘talk’ long before they say their first word. Come learn alongside Angel Laketa Moore (@thatchickangel) the key speech development milestones every parent should know. Read More: Baby Talk: Decoding The Secret Language Of Babies https://www.wbur.org/npr/610796636/baby-talk-decoding-the-secret-language-of-babies "Babies are speaking to us all the time, but most of us have no clue what they're saying. To us non-babies, it all sounds like charming, mysterious, gobbleydegook. To researchers, though, babbling is knowable, predictable, and best of all, teachable." Age-Appropriate Speech and Language Milestones https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=age-appropriate-speech-and-language-milestones-90-P02170 "The ability to hear is essential for proper speech and language development. Hearing problems may be suspected in children who are not responding to sounds or who are not developing their language skills appropriately." A ‘Mic Drop’ on a Theory of Language Evolution https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/12/when-did-ancient-humans-start-speak/603484/ "Linguists now think our ancestors might have been chattering away for ages longer than they previously believed." ____________________ Seeker Baby breaks down everything we know about the science of babies, from conception to early development. This series connects engaged parent communities across the web, delivering well-researched information about pregnancy, childbirth, and newborns in an entertaining, digestible, and relatable way. Seeker empowers the curious to understand the science shaping our world. We tell award-winning stories about the natural forces and groundbreaking innovations that impact our lives, our planet, and our universe. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/videos Seeker Baby on Facebook: https://bit.ly/seekerbaby Subscribe now! https://bit.ly/seekersubscribe Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/

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