Discover the science behind speaking to your bump
Getting into the habit of talking to your baby – in pregnancy and from the moment they’re born – helps you to build a strong bond, but it could also create the foundations for a lifetime of good communication skills. Watch our panel of mums give personal examples of early interactions, while our speech development experts reveal the science that drives instinctive behaviour.
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Episode 3: What are the benefits of talking to your bump?
Award-winning journalist and editor Poorna Bell oversees our panel of mums and experts as they discuss the differences between talking to a bump and talking to a newborn, along with the science behind ‘parentese’ or ‘baby talk’.
Now watch more in our Tummy Talk series
Tummy Talks is a new series of informative and entertaining roundtable discussions aimed at helping mums like you discover the amazing benefits of talking to their bumps during pregnancy. We’ve asked our panel of experts, from experienced mums to neuroscientists, to discuss practical, personal and proven ways you can give your baby the very best start in life.
Last reviewed: 2nd September 2016
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