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.
Many birds go through a similar babbling stage. And birds' brains are wired to learn songs from birds just like themselves, while ignoring the sounds of other types of birds.
An Australian TV executive said the show was "regressive" for children past "the babbling stage" .
One Australian representative said the show was regressive for children who had already gone "beyond the babbling stage.