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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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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