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Dr. Chawla gives advice on “baby talk”

Parenting blog The Bump shared an article about a new study from the University of Edinburgh that suggested babies may learn words more easily if they have repetitive sounds, often referred to as “baby talk.” Dr. Gigi Chawla, Children’s Minnesota senior medical director of the primary care division, provided her input on the study and highlighted the importance of talking to your baby at an early age for healthy development. Read the full article: The real reason ‘mama’ and ‘dada’ are common first words.