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The development of speech and language skills begins at birth, and the types of interactions we have with children can help with overall development. Recent research has begun to dive deeper into these ideas and it has helped shape many pediatric, child development skills and disciplines in regards to intervention and strategy. Studies have indicated for some time now that parents daily interactions with infants plays a large roll in this development. How you communicate with your child is just as important as the type of experiences you can expose your child to. This article presents some recent research on this very topic and views on strategies that can support and enhance early infant language skills.