Why we should all be talking to our babies

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 28 June 2017

15 mins

They may not seem to have much to say, but babies are actually communicating with us from as early as 4 weeks.

Professor Marc de Rosnay from Early Start at the University of Wollongong takes use through the benefits of speaking with your baby, and how you can do it without feeling like a twit.

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