Quick Answer: How Do You Know When Baby Says First Word?

What counts as baby’s first word?

After 9 months, babies can understand a few basic words like “no” and “bye-bye.” They also may begin to use a wider range of consonant sounds and tones of voice.

Baby talk at 12-18 months.

Most babies say a few simple words like “mama” and “dadda” by the end of 12 months — and now know what they’re saying..

When should my baby say mama?

While it can happen as early as 10 months, by 12 months, most babies will use “mama” and “dada” correctly (she may say “mama” as early as eight months, but she won’t be actually referring to her mother), plus one other word.

How can I tell what my baby is saying?

Look at your baby as he or she babbles and laughs, rather than looking away, interrupting, or talking with someone else. Be patient as you try to decode your infant’s baby talk and nonverbal communication, like facial expressions, gurgling, or babbling sounds that could signal either frustration or joy.

What’s the youngest baby to talk?

‘World’s Youngest Talking Baby’ Says Hello at Eight Weeks in Incredible FootageLittle Charlie said his first words at just eight weeks old (Credit: SWNS)Charlie’s little sister Lottie spoke at 6 months (Credit: SWNS)Caroline and Nick are two proud parents (Credit: SWNS)

What is the most common first word?

In American English, the 10 most frequent first words, in order, are mommy, daddy, ball, bye, hi, no, dog, baby, woof woof, and banana. In Hebrew, they are mommy, yum yum, grandma, vroom, grandpa, daddy, banana, this, bye, and car.