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When will my baby start to talk?

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In brief: At birth...

Cry: at birth coo: 2 mo babble (clear syllables): 6 mo "mama" only to mom: 9-12 mo words: 12-15 mo short sentences: 18-24 mo.
("gimme cookie!" "want cookie!") "gimme car keys!" - 14-21 years.

In brief: At birth...

Cry: at birth coo: 2 mo babble (clear syllables): 6 mo "mama" only to mom: 9-12 mo words: 12-15 mo short sentences: 18-24 mo.
("gimme cookie!" "want cookie!") "gimme car keys!" - 14-21 years.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics

In brief: 12 months

Children can usually say mama and dada and be specific around 12 months of age.
They should have 3-5 words by 15 months and 15-20 words by 18 months.

In brief: 12 months

Children can usually say mama and dada and be specific around 12 months of age.
They should have 3-5 words by 15 months and 15-20 words by 18 months.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Around age 12 months

Normal babies can say "dada" around age 1 year, but there can be several months variation among babies.
The doctor will ask what a baby is saying, at each check-up, to keep track of the progress.

In brief: Around age 12 months

Normal babies can say "dada" around age 1 year, but there can be several months variation among babies.
The doctor will ask what a baby is saying, at each check-up, to keep track of the progress.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics

In brief: Language is early!

A baby's language development begins with their first cry.
That first 6-8 weeks crying is their only way of communicating or "talking" with you. After that they begin to coo and ohh and ahh. Then comes babbling and finally the long awaited first word- around 1 year of age.

In brief: Language is early!

A baby's language development begins with their first cry.
That first 6-8 weeks crying is their only way of communicating or "talking" with you. After that they begin to coo and ohh and ahh. Then comes babbling and finally the long awaited first word- around 1 year of age.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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