We’re pretty sure that you’ve heard about this debate. Does the sound that a baby makes actually mean something? Or are they plain gibberish?
Some will say that babies can already understand and even converse with us. However, some people will point out that those adorable sounds that babies make don’t really mean anything. This adorable and viral video captures a moment that many viewers have debated.
Can you tell whether the newborn says, “I love you” or is that just the babbling of a happy baby? You decide.
The video has been a huge internet sensation, raking up more than 47M views!
That many eyeballs could prove that adorable babies and philosophical questions are some of the driving forces behind the internet economy. Everyone loves a mystery, but is it possible that a little video can change the way we think about talking to our kids?
An article in The Atlantic, explains the mysteries of baby’s first words. It might not be so important as to what they are saying but more that babies are learning how to open up communication. The article states,
“Such early utterances have a lot of social work to do—they’re more about enabling an interaction than about referring to something specific. So it seems as if ka (baby sounds) was less an act of naming than the on-switch for a shared experience.”
Whether this tiny tyke says the words or not, is up for debate. But there’s no dispute in how talking and reading to your child, even in the crib, has huge benefits to your little rugrat’s development.
The simple act of talking to your baby has numerous benefits.
The article went on to explain how,
“If everyone talked to their young children the same amount, there would be no racial or socioeconomic gap at all.”
Spending time talking to your baby can improve their lives, and make the world a better place for everyone.
Did you know that there are simple ways to talk to your baby throughout the day?
Okay, we know you’re busy but some of the ways to talk to your baby seem so simple, yet many families don’t know how. You can tell those bundles of joy about your day, explain what you’re doing while you change their diaper, or read aloud to them.
With over 47M views, it’s easy to join the discussion. Many Youtubers turn to the comment section to express their thoughts.
One Youtuber commented,
“Aww the baby is so adorable she seriously said I love you.”
Another Youtuber has doubts,
“Who else didn’t hear it?!”
You can play it over and over to see what you think. Does the baby say the words “I love you?”
Listen to it and tell us what you think. Did the little baby girl say the magic words? Was it clear to you? You may only have to listen once to make your decision.
And please remember this takeaway: Talking to your baby regularly can make the world a happier place for all of us.
Don’t forget to watch the video below and get your ears ready to enter the debate.
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