|They might not be able to walk or talk yet, but babies like being in a group of other infants of the same age, according to new research.
A groundbreaking Australian study shows that a sense of belonging to a gang begins in the cot and that babies as young as nine months crave interaction with their peers.
Previously it had been thought that babies sought only to interact with their mothers and that relationships with other children were desired only when they were older.
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