Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

at what age

Did you child say thier first word and what was it?

Answer Question
 
shauna9909

Asked by shauna9909 at 5:15 PM on Mar. 9, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

Level 2 (6 Credits)
Answers (8)
  • My dd was saying understandable words at 6 months. She would say night night, mama, dada, nana, go dee go dee go,papa. Since then we have come to discover she is gifted...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:16 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • my 4 month old says mom, dad, uppy, and hey. he's quite the jabberbox!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:20 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • My son says "Hi" since 6 months but that's the only "real" word he says. He can say the sounds for mama and dadda now at 7 months but they don't seem to have meaning.
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 5:23 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • We have video of her clearly saying Hi Daddy at about 5 months. Then (and this is common) she stopped talking for months.
    Doctors want to see 10 to 20 words by 18 months. Fewer may be fine. More is also fine.
    When can you tell if a child is "gifted"? Not until 1st or 2nd grade. Before that, the variation of "normal" is just too great. One child may not be saying anything at 24 months, another may be speaking in full sentences. Both are "normal". The variation evens out by the time they start grade school.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 5:25 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • My son started saying "yeah" and "mom" around four months.
    MicahsMom612

    Answer by MicahsMom612 at 5:26 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • My son says mama, dada, baba, brock (bock) and hi. He's 9 months....he said mama and dada like 2 months ago but just started saying it again now.
    AidensMommy608

    Answer by AidensMommy608 at 6:42 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • I don't remember how old she was, but it was "cookie"
    SandraB383

    Answer by SandraB383 at 6:45 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • My daughter's first word besides the usual mama and dada was poop!
    Rachel24517

    Answer by Rachel24517 at 8:11 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.