Parrots to Poets — Its all in learning to say words

A ready reckoner for you to check your child’s development As a parent you may spend many anxious moments worrying whether your child is developing well, whether anything is wrong, or worrying about illnesses or learning disabilities. Well, most developmental articles or charts are just general reference points. Some babies grow and pass each stage quickly while others develop slower but do catch up. So, don’t fret if John has not said “ ba, ba or da, da,” when your neighbor’s child born a few days later already has. Every baby is like a sponge and receptive to things in his or her immediate environment. A baby who has people talking and interacting with him or her all day long …

Mom Starts Home Business Teaching Parents To Sign to Their Hearing Babies

You’ve just had this beautiful baby. And then it happens…they cry, they fuss and you have no idea what it is they want. What’s worse is that for the next 13 to 15 months you’re going to have little clue why this new beautiful bundle of joy is upset. But do you really have to wait that long? “Research has shown that while babies may lack the fine motor skills to speak, they do have the ability to understand and use language as early as 6-7 months. And given the right guidance, they have lots to say – with their hands.” Says Diane Ryan, Kindersigns founder, a certified speech and language pathologist, and an expert when it comes to teaching …

Infant Language Development

Do you want your baby to become an intelligent talker? Then you must take the initiative. Before you know what to do, get informed about certain things. These are: Children normally have more understanding of language and they are generally more expressive than the adults Girls normally develop communication skills faster than the boys When it reaches the age of 7 days, then an infant can distinguish her mother’s voice from the others When it becomes 2 weeks old then it starts recognizing its father’s voice You can get to hear few consonant sounds and vowel sounds from the infant at the age of 6 to 8 months The infant begins responding to commands at 6 to 8 months when …

9 amazing baby abilities

For new parents the arrival of the newborn brings a lot of excitement in their lives. They might look fragile and vulnerable, which they are, but there are some surprising things babies can do, much to the delightful fun of many people. Most of the babies can do the following surprising things to us: 1. They can hear everything! Babies hear extremely well: they receive up to 20 000 vibrations per minute, while adults receive only 14 000. The fetus starts to react to sounds since the beginning of the 24th week of pregnancy and a week after delivery they easily distinguish their mother’s voice from the voice of other people. 2. In the case of distinguishing from the mother …