Babies discover singing - how singing to your baby helps them learn

Singing regularly to babies, whether you can carry a tune or not, can be a very important part of their development.

Dr Michelle Peter encourages parents to sing fun songs and nursery rhymes to their babies to explore their reactions.

Baby being sung to.

Singing and clapping can help build your child's sense of rhythm and language skills.

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FACT ALERT: Even in the womb, babies recognise simple music and their mother's voice.

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