What your Child should be Saying: 

  • Different cries for different needs (i.e. hungry vs. wet)

  • Smiles and vocalizes excitement

  • Babbling with simple vowel-consonant combinations (e.g. “ba”, “puh”)

  • Gets attention through purposeful vocalizations



what your child should Understand:

  • Begins recognizing parents voice and will quiet if heard when crying

  • Moves eye gaze in response to sounds

  • Starts enjoying music

  • Enjoys toys that make sounds (e.g. rattle/drum)