By Raising Children Network
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This short video shows a new mum connecting and communicating with her baby. It explains how talking and listening to young babies during everyday activities helps learning. Singing, reading aloud, cuddling and holding baby close strengthens bonding and helps baby grow.
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  • Last updated or reviewed 15-06-2015
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    This video was developed with funding from the Victorian Government Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

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