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How to Teach Baby Sign Language

Decoding baby’s babbles -- and cries -- isn’t easy. Whether your little wants milk, sleep or just mommy’s attention, it can all sound an awful lot alike! These easy-to-teach (and learn!) signs can take the guesswork out of reading baby’s mind.

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3. Sleep

We all need our Zzzzs -- and baby most of all! After all, a refreshed baby makes for a happy mama!

How to teach it: Take your dominant hand and clasp it together in front of your face, with your fingers facing you. Start at eye-level and close your hands together at the chin.

Photo by BabySignLanguage.com

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