The chart below shows the age range for each speech sound.
- By 3 months:
Makes cooing sounds
- By 5 months:
Laughs and makes playful noises
- By 6 months:
Babbles with sounds like "puh," "mi," and "da"
- By 1 year:
Babbles longer strings of sounds, like “mimi,” “bababa,” and “upup”
- By 2 years:
Uses k, g, f, t, d, and n in words.
- By 3 years:
Says m, h, w. p, b, t, d, k, g. and f in words
- By 4 years:
Says "y" and "v" in words
May still have trouble with s, sh, ch, j, th, z, l, and r sounds