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babies talking age premature baby first words

babies talking age premature baby first words

babies talking age

babies talking age is it from 2 year old ?

no babies talk earlier in fact they start to talk around 12 weeks. you may be thinking but that's not talking. but in fact its communication through sounds .which in turn develop into words later on. If a baby was left all day in a cot staring at the ceiling would they be happy ? no in fact neglected  babies can be what's known as failure to thrive. 

you can neglect a baby and it wont develop. development not just only in speech and language but emotionally socially etc and can have an impact  for the rest of their lives.

that's why its so important to talk to your baby throughout the day cuddle them sing to them , play with them and also let them rest. that way they have a strong foundation to develop their brain. leave it to late by the age of 3 and that's it. 

Believe it or not good parenting is also being able to meet the child's all round needs. In short providing for them in their all round development. so they they can grow and reach their next steps in developmental milestones. 

Basic needs are Food, Warmth, rest, sleep, Clean, Safe, love, Affection. 

premature baby first words

When to premature babies say their first words ?

a premature baby first words will come later depending how may weeks premature they were born at . Also if a baby had a brain bleed the brain may be effected if there was some injury. This also can have  a bearing on if and when a premature baby will say their first words.

Its only as a baby leaves hospital can it learn like other babies in the comfort of their own home. Besides In hospital a baby will be there for up to a good few weeks.

Due to their prematurity mainly they will have to develop the basics skills such as to maintain their own body temperature. learning to drink from a bottle or breast. In they were born 15 weeks premature then their first sounds ooos ahhs and coos will be delayed by 15 weeks. born 10 weeks premature then delayed by 10 weeks. mums often comment saying oh my child is 6 months corrected.

Discover the secret language of babies.


We all dream of this gorgeous little bundle of joy when we are expecting a new baby. The coos, the gaas, the tiny hand wrapped around our finger, the feeling of love as we stare into each others eyes. How cute and adorable they're going to look in the new outfit we've bought for them.


But when they're born, although all the above is true, it is sometimes at the point when they start communicating with us that things go to pot. What do they want? What do they need? Are they too hot? Too cold? Hungry? Thirsty? Need their nappy changing? We run through a long list of needs and quite often if we don't meet the right need in time, our baby gets more and more hysterical until their current need is actually met. We end up getting cranky, snappy and sleep deprived.


The truth is babies have their own secret language and although some mothers seem to be very intune with their baby and know exactly what their baby wants when their baby wants it, Sadly, we are not all like that and for the majority of us, a helping hand such as a translator wouldn't go amiss, in fact a guide to what different sounds/cries actually mean would be nothing more than a miracle.


Priscilla Dunstan, a former mezzo-soprano, made a breakthrough when she discovered 5 clear sounds that babies all over the world make to communicate their needs to their caregivers. Through her photographic memory in regards to sound, she was able to differentiate between these sounds and share them with the world. Her unique gift has enabled thousands of families to have the relationship with their baby they always dreamed of and so can you.


Priscilla says that from 0-3 months a baby possesses a sucking reflux and it is through this reflux that the different sounds are able to be made. When these sounds are first heard they may seem very similar but once we listen closely, the sounds will become apparently different and noticeable. How and when we respond is what ensures continuity or discontinuity of that sound past 3 months old.


The basic sounds are NEH which means 'I'm hungry', OWH which means 'I'm tired', HEH which means 'I'm uncomfortable', EAIR meaning wind down below and lastly EH which means wind in the chest, needing to burp. To understand these sounds better you can view real babies making these sounds by clicking this link, when Priscilla appeared on Oprah Winfrey's show a few years back.



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