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Meal Time

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Baby Sign Language for Mealtimes

Babies are completely dependent on you for their daily sustenance and survival, but their ability to learn and connect what goes on around them is miraculous! Even when babies do not have their vocal skills mastered, they are masters at the art of communication. Through crying, smiling, and cooing, babies let us know how they feel and what they need. But sometimes it can be hard for parents to decipher their baby’s unique language. That’s where baby sign language comes in. Why should you use sign language with your baby? Six months to a year before your child begins speaking verbally, you and your baby can communicate through simple signs. As your child’s motor skills develop sooner than their speaking abilities. From around the age of six months, infants can easily recognize signs for easy concepts such as “milk,” “more,” “teddy bear,” “hungry,” “sleepy,” and more. The ability to sign…