Singing with your baby

Expert commentary

Dr Liz Kirk introduces 'singing with your baby' and explains why babies love nursery rhymes as the rhythm of the songs and the rhymes help with their language development. Babies especially like songs with actions so they can participate.

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Singing with your baby

Mum Monika is singing “The Grand Old Duke of York” to her 11 month old baby Svara. Monika is very tactile while singing to her daughter; lifting her up, laughing and playing. Svara seems to be having a great time!

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The videos above are also available to watch in Polish, Chinese and Urdu on the NHS Health Scotland YouTube channel (external website)

Last Updated: 10 December 2012
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