1. refers to any sounds used by a child in the early stages of speech development. See also babbling- prespeech development. 2. also refers to the type of speech used by adults and older children when talking to infants or very young children. See also infant-directed speech.
What is BABY TALK?
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BABY TALK: "A mother used baby talk, for example, bababa to talk to her infant."
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