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Hi I'm not sure when to expect my bub to start saying words. I'm sure my DS said Mama around 6 months for the first time and maybe a month or 2 before he used it meaningfully...but my memory is fuzzy.

My DD says Dadda heaps <img src='https://www.huggies.com.au/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/dry.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt='<_<' /> but not much else, she makes some noises and sounds like she might be saying 'that' sometimes....but will not say Mama!

I'm pretty sure she knows who I am. When did your bubba say Mama and Dadda and other words?
Most babies say Da da da first simply because it's easier to say. Da Da, ba ba and ah ah are simplier things to say. The sound 'Mum' requires you to change the shape of your mouth a lot more to get it out and is much harder for babies. If you try saying 'mmm' yourself you'll see it requires a lot more facial muscles to do.

My DD was around 9-10 months before she said mum. Now sometimes I wish she didn't yell MUUUUUUUUUUUUUUMMMM 20 million times a day...




Yes your right she is a baby after all. I shouldn't wish it away either. Its hard not to compare them to each other, although I'm not criticising her for doing things at a different pace I still find that if she takes longer than him I begin to compare if that makes sense.

I'm just a tad jealous of her Dada i think smile although I don't even know if she's saying it too him or just at everything lol

And I just wanted to clarify that in my post when i said I'm pretty sure she knows who I am...well she definitely knows who i am laugh i just meant the word which you probably figured
My little one said Mum first and for a while then once she learnt dad it took a very long time to hear mum again!! She is now 1 and calls me mumma and my partner daddy! She calls the cat kitty and say ni night and num num and hey for hi and bye! But otherwise just a lot of babble!! it took her a while to say anything but dad, but i guess as long as she is making sounds towards words thats always a good start at that age








Most babies say Da da da first simply because it's easier to say. Da Da, ba ba and ah ah are simplier things to say. The sound 'Mum' requires you to change the shape of your mouth a lot more to get it out and is much harder for babies. If you try saying 'mmm' yourself you'll see it requires a lot more facial muscles to do.

My DD was around 9-10 months before she said mum. Now sometimes I wish she didn't yell MUUUUUUUUUUUUUUMMMM 20 million times a day...

lol i know exactly what you mean. 'MUMMMMMYYYYYYYYYYY' over and over gets old lol

by DD and DS1 both said dada and similar things at between 6 and 8 months but couldnt say mum/mama until about 10-12months and real 'talking didnt start until about 18months+
My DS1 didn't say mum until just after he turned two. It was heartbreaking. He was slow to talk but not long after he turned two was puting sentances together but up until then only had about 15words and didnt use them much. DS2 said mumma at about eight months... I think but he talks heaps and at 18months has loads of words, uses them in context is starting to string two words together and even says please well actually its 'peas'. Even child is different don't let it get to you.
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