Sometimes It's Hard to Tell! 14 Ways to Know Your Baby Loves You

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Sally Farhat Kassab on Mar 7, 2012 at 9:54AM

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a Sally Farhat Kassab on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:27PM

"Giggles are signs that the baby is feeling good, comfortable, loved, and connected," says Philip Mamalakis, PhD, a marriage and family therapist specializing in child development in Boston.

Babies develop a sense of humor pretty early, but laughing isn't just a response to stimulation. Connecting with your child -- blowing some "raspberries" on her belly, tickling her feet, making a funny face or getting silly during bath time -- deepens your bond of love.
 

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