by j l t
Crying Baby Sounds
There is nothing more frustrating to a new mother than the sound of her baby crying. Babies cry for many reasons. They may feel overheated or too cold, have a wet or dirty diaper or they just plain want attention and company. If you listen carefully to the cry you will notice that the crying baby sounds are different with each need.
Some research has been done on crying baby sounds at a University in Germany. The researchers listened to the sounds of newly born infants of German and French mothers and discovered that the babies were crying in their native language. In the French language the end of a sentence goes up as in a question, where in the German language the end of sentence tends to go down. The babies tested seemed to mimic these sounds in their crying. The crying sounds of the French baby had the tendency to have a more questioning sound