Newborns' Cries Reflect Parents' Language
Differences in Newborn Cry Patterns of German, French Babies Evident Very Early, Study Shows
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Newborns and Language: Message for Parents-to-Be
Parents should continue doing what most already do intuitively, Wermke says.
"Parents should talk and sing to their babies right from the beginning," she
''The study substantiates what we have been telling parents about the
importance of talking to children [for language development]," Paul says.
Although it can't hurt to talk or sing to your unborn baby, Paul says
parents-to-be should realize that there is no guarantee doing so will
mean the baby will talk sooner or better than those not sung or talked to