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When will my baby start responding to his name?
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
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In brief: Usually by 9 months
Most babies should respond regularly to their own name around 9 months.
They are probably not doing much talking at this age, but you should hear a lot of babbling. Most babies are saying "dada" or "mama" at this age, but it may not be specific for you.

In brief: Usually by 9 months
Most babies should respond regularly to their own name around 9 months.
They are probably not doing much talking at this age, but you should hear a lot of babbling. Most babies are saying "dada" or "mama" at this age, but it may not be specific for you.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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In brief: Around 5 months
Most infants will start to respond to their name at 5 months or older. Use your baby's name frequently when addressing them from the beginning of life.
If you are using a nickname instead of their given name this is what they will respond to over time.

In brief: Around 5 months
Most infants will start to respond to their name at 5 months or older. Use your baby's name frequently when addressing them from the beginning of life.
If you are using a nickname instead of their given name this is what they will respond to over time.
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
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