Baby Speech

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Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Underserved Veterans, Gun Control, Babies

Episode: Underserved Veterans, Gun Control, Babies

  • Apr 12, 2016 9:00 pm
  • 9:24 mins

Guest: Alison Bruderer, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences at the University of British Columbia  It’s tempting to rely heavily on a pacifier to keep your baby happy. But new research suggests that babies who use a pacifier too much might be missing out on language acquisition.  According to new research out of the University of British Columbia, parents should keep forgo the pacifier at least some of the time, because babies need free tongue movement in order to understand and learn new sounds.