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      Episode 2: How to talk to your baby before birth

      Talking To Baby Bump Roundtable

      Episode 2: How to talk to your baby before birth

      Lost for words? 

      Find out what you should say to your bump


      Our panel of experts, including a scientist, a speech therapist, mums and a mum-to-be, discuss the influence of different sounds on an unborn baby’s development. Discover if it matters whether you sing nursery rhymes or rap to your bump, and whether your baby will recognise your voice after birth. Plus, there are tips for getting Dad involved too.

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      Poorna Bell

      Our moderator is an award-winning journalist and editor, specialising in women’s journalism, health, fitness and travel

      Mummy Blogger Katie Ellison

      Mum of three and the author of multi-award-winning lifestyle blog

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      Mummy Blogger Bex Gower

      Expecting her fourth child at the time of filming, Bex writes the award-winning blog

      The Mummy Adventure


      Eino Partanen

      A cognitive neuroscientist specialising in foetal and infant speech perception and auditory capabilities

      Eino Partanen

      Nicola Lathey

      Renowned speech and language therapist, and co-author of child speech development guide,

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      Amy Treasure

      Mum to two teenagers and a toddler, Amy writes family and lifestyle blog

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      Episode 2: How to talk to your baby before birth

      Helped by journalist and editor Poorna Bell, our panel of mums and experts discuss the science behind the very earliest forms of communication. They also share personal experiences of how babies respond to sounds they’ve heard in the womb, both before and after birth.

      Last reviewed: 2nd September 2016

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