Milestones: My Baby Says Ma Ma!

Suzanne Murray
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It took me a while to get pregnant, and when I was convinced I would never have a baby one of the things I used to cry about was that no one would ever call me Mom. It made me sad. So now that I have a daughter I can't tell you how thrilling it is to finally hear her say "Ma Ma."

She says it in such a sweet little angelic voice, it makes my heart melt. Sometimes she says it for no apparent reason—over and over.

She'll say, "Ma Ma?" And I'll say, "Yes, Sweetie?"

Then she'll say, "Ma Ma?" And I'll say, "Yes, Sweetie?"

Then she'll say, "Ma Ma?" And I'll say, "Yes, Sweetie?"

And so it goes.

I don't think I'll ever get tired of it, but I did think this clip from the Family Guy was funny.

Has your baby starting calling you by name yet? What does he call you?

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