How to Talk To Your Newborn Baby
Interacting with your baby is one of the best parts of getting to know your infant and developing those strong bonds.
These days, talking to your baby goes way beyond “Goo Goo” and “Ga Ga.” It is always important to. Remember that if you talk and interact with your baby from early on, they will try to respond back to at an earlier age.
This is easy and can be a lot of fun.
Things You’ll Need :
- Newborn baby
- Your smile
How do You Talk with a Newborn?
1. Choose the Words
Choose the words or phrases that you want to say to your baby every time you interact with them. Set the tone of your voice tone same level each time you repeat those words.
2. Eye Contact
Make direct eye contact and place your baby where they can see your mouth moving and look into your face.
3. Speak Slowly
Speak slowly and pronounce your words carefully.
4. Choose Powerful Words
Choose words that mean something to your baby like their name. Then move to words like “mommy”, “daddy” etc
5. Repeat Words
Repeat these words every time you talk to your baby and build your “baby” vocabulary each time you interact. Add in new words often.
5. Say New Words
If you are covering your baby with their blanket, say the words “Blanket” or “blankie” so that just by doing something that comes natural to you (i.e covering your baby when she is cold) you are introducing new words.
Tips & Warnings
- Don’t feel silly talking to a baby that doesn’t seem to understand you. They are little sponges and they absorb every word you say.
- Have fun and enjoy your little one, even though you are tired, force yourself to talk to them whenevery you can.
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