Using Baby Sign Language Means Better Communication and Vocabulary

by Miranda Benson
(Albuquerque, NM)

I ran into some people over 4th of July weekend that didn't approve of me using sign with my 5 month old daughter.


As they were trying to tell me that I just need to talk to her, I was asking my daughter if she wanted Milk, in sign.

I explained that Signing at a young age increases communication between you and your baby and it increases vocabulary.

A friend of mine that also used sign with his son (now 2 years old) helped me explain this and his son still uses it.




Babies and Sign Team Write:
Hi Miranda! It's true! And so glad to hear that you had another friend in your corner to support you and add to your comments to the others.

Happy Signing!!
Babies and Sign Team
MJ

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