According to the Scientist in the Crib, some babies will stick out their tongues in response to you doing it first, even as newborns (like new new, brand new, freshly minted, still in the hospital, new). Somehow, having never seen their own faces, they recognize you as a being like they are.
So Holden never really went for it”¦ but we kept trying!
- Wiggle your eyebrows.
- Blow a raspberry.
- Give a big smile.