This short video shows how communicating with babies helps them learn language. When your baby makes sounds, you can show interest by responding or copying the sound. This encourages baby to learn to talk. When you use words like ‘throw’, ‘put’ or ‘make’, you can do the actions to teach what the words mean.
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