A baby boy has stunned his parents and now the world, by saying 'I love you' at the age of three months.
New Jersey man Ted Moskalenko filmed his three-month-old son Ben as he held him on his lap and made baby noises in the hope of a response.
While the tot initially makes unintelligible baby sounds back, the surprise is evident on his dad's face when he tells his son "I love you" and Ben appears to repeat it back.
The proud father posted the footage on Youtube, commenting, "My baby boy Ben said "I love you" for the first time. Good thing my wife had the camera rolling. Enjoy!
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"Our lovely boy is growing faster than we can keep up!"
The video has since received a number of comments from impressed viewers - including one from Ben's mother Michelle Moskalenko.
She wrote, "That's my boy! I'm so proud of you honey."
Babies usually begin talking at about 18-months-old, when their vocabulary consists of about ten basic words.