A baby starts talk after listening to parents talk to them. That may seem simple, but there’s science behind it. Learn how to boost your baby’s word wonder.
By Matthew Utley
When do babies start talking? Well, most babies say their first words by their first birthday, but they begin communicating long before that. Before they start speaking, babies are gathering information. And the best way for parents to help their babies make it to those first words – and thrive with language development in the months after – is to talk to them.