Experts encourage parents to speak the language that is most comfortable to them. This will ensure that the baby develops important language areas of their brain. It also helps to build strong bonds between parent and child.
As babies grow, the brain power parents have built with their home language will support learning the language spoken at school.
Below are resources to help parents raise a bilingual child.
Canadian Children's Literacy Foundation: Raising Children to Speak More Than One Language Tip Sheet
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Best Start Guide: When Children Speak More Than One Language
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