Mom – Baby Sign

Watch this baby sign video to see the ASL sign for mom, plus learn how to teach your baby to sign mom in Baby Sign Language.



How to Sign Mom

To do the baby sign for mom, hold your dominant had with your fingers spread and finger tips pointing up. Take your thumb to your chin and bounce it twice.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Mom

To remember the baby sign for mom, know that all female signs are made below the nose by where they speak inspiring and loving words.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Mom

To teach your baby to sign mom, always do the sign while verbally saying the word in a sentence.

Mommy is home. – Do this as you see mommy walk in the door.

Here is a picture of your beautiful mommy. – Point out mommy.

Mommy is here. – You can do this when you (mom) go to your baby.

Try to be consistent, so your baby will make the association between the sign and mom. By using the sign in a sentence, your baby is also exposed to verbal language and more vocabulary. Awesome!


Your Baby Signing Mom

Here are a couple ways your baby can use the baby sign for mom.

She can ask for mommy.

He can tell you that he is thinking about mommy.

She can tell you that mommy was the one that ate all of the chocolate.

She can point out something that belongs to mommy.

When else does your baby sign mom? Share with everyone in the comments below!

If you catch your cutie signing mom, post a video to Instagram with #babysignlanguage and tag @notanexactscience. We’d love to feature you on Instagram and/or share your video on our website to inspire other moms, dads, and caregivers! If your account is private, be sure to comment on our latest post, so we can follow you back and see it!

Please share your successes or questions in the comments below. Your stories and questions are so valuable to other parents learning, so thank you for sharing!


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