babbling stage

babbling stage

The stage of language development that follows cooing, which begins ± 6 months after birth and consists of vowel-consonant-labial and nasogutteral combinations.

babbling stage

Neurology The stage of language development that follows cooing, which begins ± 6 months after birth, and consists of vowel-consonant-labial and nasogutteral combinations. Cf Cooing stage, Lalling stage.
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During the babbling stage babies still produce many gestures without combining them with vocalisations.
She declared: "The Teletubbies are regressive for children who are beyond the babbling stage.
One Australian representative said the show was regressive for children who had already gone "beyond the babbling stage.