The first three months of life are portrayed in detail, concentrating on communication and showing how the encouragement of early interaction lays the foundations for a satisfying relationship right from the start.
The film follows three babies and their interactions with their families. It shows how to help stimulate and understand communicative behaviour and establish a rewarding relationship during the babies’ first few months of life.
The film can be viewed in sections & this list gives an idea of just some of the aspects covered:
- What babies see & hear
- Communication at feeding times
- Communication at changing times
- Turn taking exchanges
2.5 - 6 weeks
- Interpreting different types of cry
- Dads involvement
- Experienced grannies
6 - 12 weeks
- Smiling ‘conversations’
- Interpreting signals
- Routines & anticipation
- Understanding babies communications
Interviews with the parents, about the way their babies are communicating with them, are interspersed with the documentary footage.
THE ‘BORN TO TALK’ DVD COMES IN URDU AND ENGLISH
Links to EYFS principles:
- A Unique Child: 1.1
- Enabling Environments: 3.1
- Learning & Development: 4.4