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Baby makes Mmmm sounds when eating?!

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Newmum26 Sat 04-Nov-17 10:52:43

My LO is just over 6 Months Old and has taken to weaning so well he loves his food! We’ve been giving veggies and fruit purees for the last few weeks and he gets excited for his food.
While he’s eating though he’s started to moan/hum so he’s eating a mouthful and as he finishes it he’s going ‘Mmmnnnnnmmm’ loudly like he can’t get enough and it’s not coming quick enough!
Anyone else’s baby do this?

UserThenLotsOfNumbers Sat 04-Nov-17 11:07:50

My one year old goes yum yum lol
Is he trying to tell you he wants more food?

Newmum26 Sat 04-Nov-17 11:13:54

It’s like a Mmmmm Mmmmm but he gets loud with it 😂 He’s did Irkutsk enjoying his food so maybe it’s his way of telling me to hurry up?!
Obviously he’s not old enough to say yum yum yet he just gets excited with it maybe he was hungry this morning and it wasn’t coming quick enough?!

CurlsLDN Sat 04-Nov-17 11:15:50

YEs my ds did this, and I stayed with friends at the weekend and their ds did the same

UserThenLotsOfNumbers Sat 04-Nov-17 11:40:11

I think you are correct NewMum. My daughter goes mmm mmm and waves her hands about when she’s impatient for something lol

scrivette Sat 04-Nov-17 11:41:00

My 2 year old does this still sometimes, he really enjoys his food!

MrsBriteSide Sat 04-Nov-17 17:10:14

My 6 month old does this! Especially with weetabix. So cute. And messy.

OkPedro Sat 04-Nov-17 17:20:20

Aww I've just remembered my ds at that age, he used to smack his lips together and kind of suck his lips in when he saw food he mmmmed too

Enjoy it op my ds is 6 now, the baby days fly by sad

KittyB52 Mon 06-Nov-17 08:55:45

DD does this, mostly with fruit or yogurt. She sometimes screws her face up and waves her hands too - if she is this excited about yogurt, chocolate is going to blow her mind! grin

Polly99 Mon 06-Nov-17 08:58:33

Both my kids do this.
Couldn’t believe it when 7 month old DD2, sitting on my kneee, stuffed a handful of spag Bol into her mouth and started humming along with her sister.
They are now 11 and 8, and the 11 year old only does it rarely, but the 8 year old still hums when her food is lovely.

MrTrebus Tue 21-Nov-17 21:25:49

OP my baby does exactly this it's hilarious!! She just loves her food!

Bella8 Tue 21-Nov-17 22:29:24

Means your baby is enjoying the food...ds does it he goes mmm mama mmm mmmm, it's the cutest thing ever grin

JohnLapsleyParlabane Tue 21-Nov-17 22:30:20

My 2yo does this! We call it the yum yum song.

Cracklesfire Tue 21-Nov-17 22:41:03

My DS would say mmmmm! And his whole face & body would shake with excitement. It was the cutest thing. Now he's 2 and does a happy dance while he's waiting on his favourite foods.

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