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    6 month old babies
    rsmith416 posted:
    Is it normal for a 6 month old to growl?
    Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hehehe. Yes it is. :)
    This is the age usually where they find their voice. They growl and scream and make any noise just to hear themselves. It's the beginning stages of language. Enjoy!
    rsmith416 replied to Chris_WebMD_Staff's response:
    Thank you.
    Haylen_WebMD_Staff replied to rsmith416's response:
    Hi rsmith416 - I'm the new moderator for this board and had to chime in!

    My older daughter was fascinated when the baby started growling. She called her "monster baby" and the name stuck. My monster baby is now 2.5 and still likes to get attention with her growl :)

    6 months old - a great age!

    Ellasmommy811 responded:
    my daughter doesn't growl, but she does scream this high-pitched headache inducing scream simply because she
    orphanannie550 responded:
    My 7 month old growls & screams all the time.. I think she loves the sound of voice =)

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