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The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between mother’s interactive responsiveness and infant’scommunication. The participants of this study were 64 pairs of infants aged 13 to 24 months and their mothers.The infants’ communication and their mother’s interactive responsiveness were observed during mother-infant’s freeplay for 10 minutes. The mother’s interactive responsiveness was analysed on the basis of turn-taking and gaze. Thecollected data were analyzed by one-way ANOVA and Pearson’s correlation. It was found that the communication ofinfants aged 13 to 24 months developed rapidly with a certain tendency. Mothers’ interactive responsivenessincreased significantly with infants’ age group. The relationship between mother’s interactive responsiveness andinfant’s communication was significant.