Developing Young Minds

Baby Talk

Although baby talk may sound quite ridiculous, it turns out this type of communication may be critical to a baby’s development. Just because your baby cannot talk back, does not mean you shouldn’t be talking to him. Baby talk, also called infant-directed speech, is identifiable by its high pitch and emotive tone. It sounds like […]

Developing Young Minds

Sleep and Your Baby

What is a Normal Sleeping Pattern? It is normal for younger infants to wake up often during the night. The amount of sleep they need varies and is often categorized as “active” sleep, meaning they are prone to frequent waking, until they reach 3 months of age. Babies under 3 months typically need between 14 […]