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"dada or "mama"

Which did your little one babble first? And how long did it take till they said the other one?

Mine was almost 5 months old when she started with "dadadadadada" and she is now 8 1/2 months and still no "mama". Talk about bite the hand that feeds ya, haha.


Asked by lmh3820 at 11:13 AM on Jan. 16, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • my dd does the same thing!! her favorite is babababa, but she says that and dadada, so apparently sheep and daddy are better then the one that takes care of her all day lol

    Answer by Amanduhpanda at 11:15 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • dada he only says mama when he cries lol

    Answer by krazyash023 at 11:14 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • yes dada here unless she is mad lol


    Answer by sunkist9 at 11:15 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • mom/mama/ma at 9 months, dada at 10 months ... but woof-woof was first, lol...she loves her doggies!

    Answer by GreekMama28 at 11:20 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • now her favorite words are No and Dog...but, she has a 12 word vocabulary at 13 months old.

    Answer by GreekMama28 at 11:21 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • It was dadada, first, and I don't remember how long it was for the mamama to come, but it was a while. But now she says "mommy" and "daddy" ^-^

    Answer by SandraB383 at 11:27 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • My dd is 6 months and she started with "hama" a few days ago which quickly switched to "mama." She babbles it all day now. When she wakes up from her nap, instead of crying I hear "mamamamamamamamama."

    Answer by Danielle720 at 11:30 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • My twins started in with Ama Ama Ama, so I don't know if that counts for Mama. Next was Dada, and then finally Mama.

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 11:38 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • They all said dada first.
    #1~said mama around 1 or so but only when VERY upset. Wouldnt say it regularly until he was 2.
    #2~said it when he was two. He didnt start talking til about then in understandable terms anyway LOL.
    #3~just turned one so hasnt said it yet.

    Answer by BonesDragonDew at 12:36 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • Dada is the easiest sound to make and they make it without knowing what they are saying...but when they said Mama...they knew who they were talking about.

    Answer by salexander at 3:39 PM on Jan. 16, 2009