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Most parenting advice says you don't have to worry if your baby doesn't start speaking until around 18 months.
But that won't be an issue for Toni and Paul McCann from Ireland whose adorable son Cillian said his first word at just seven weeks old.
The tiny tot, who is now nine weeks old, was filmed by his 36-year-old mother who says that she knew he had been trying to communicate for a while.
Toni said: 'He was trying to speak for a while but that day I knew he was trying to say something.
'I'd read that babies communicate from a young age and to give them space to answer when you talk to them.
'That was I was doing that day and because he was so alert and making such good eye contact I decided to video him. You can tell my total shock when he came out with "hello".'
She said: 'If I hadn't have videoed it I'm sure people wouldn't have believed me. I don't think I would have believed it myself!
'After that he said it again to my daughter Eva although it wasn't as clear. When he has been focused and interacting with me since that day I have been telling him "I love you" and I can see he is trying to copy that!
'I have three older girls and never experienced this with them although I think I probably just talked "at" them and didn't give them space to respond.'
Toni says that Cillian was very alert from a young age and had been trying to make out words since he was just five weeks old.