baby talk

LEISA - posted on 11/30/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )

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my little boy is 8 weeks. and hes not baby talking should i be woried????

he talks with his arms and legs still there constantly going and he smiles alot nd sometimes breathes heavy but he doesnt giggle or coo. i read to him sing him song nd we play together for most of the day but he still isnt cooing will this come with age or should i be concernd

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Jackie - posted on 12/01/2009

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Remember to give the baby a chance to respond to you. Its normal not to be making sounds yet but doesn't mean you should sing/talk and read the whole time. Give pauses so the baby knows that when he should add something. He will get it and you will giggle so hard when it happens!

Anna - posted on 12/01/2009

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Sounds like you are doing a great job with all the reading and singing and playing. Just keep that up, with lots of face to face interaction. My son never learned to laugh until he was about 4 or 5 months old but now he's almost one and has plenty to say for himself.

Kathy - posted on 11/30/2009

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I wouldn't worry, my girl is 10 weeks and is just starting to coo... she's "giggling" with her smiles and actions but no giggling sounds. We were at the dr's last week and she said its normal, and that other things she's at a 3 month level.

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don't worry... I don't think my son made a lot of sounds other than crying at 8 weeks i bet in another week or two he will start every baby is different.

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