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How do babies communicate during the pre-linguistic stage?

This week focuses on infants and toddlers, from birth through 36 months. How do babies communicate during the pre-linguistic stage? What is the most important thing a parent and/or caregiver can do to nurture language development in infants? Explain and provide a rationale to support your response.
Textbooks:
Chapter 1 & 2
Machado, J. (2016). Early childhood experiences in
language arts: Early literacy. (11th ed.) Cengage
Chapter 9
Towell, J. L., Powell, K. C., Brown,
S. (2018) Creative literacy in action: Birth through age nine. (1st
ed.). Cengage