Baby Talk: How to Speak Parentese to Your infant
Why do we naturally use “baby talk” with infants? Learn more about how it supports their language and social-emotional development.
Baby talk, or parentese, is the sing-song voice with elongated vowels we all use when talking with babies. Don’t feel silly! Rachel Robertson, Bright Horizons education and development vice president explains how infant-directed speech supports language and social-emotional development in babies.
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BRIGHT HORIZONS PODCAST EPISODE 5: Hi Baby! Let’s talk
On this episode, Rachel Robertson, education and development vice president, and Ruth Fidino, learning and development director, discuss the magic of social engagement for babies.
July 9, 2021