Newsweek Special Edition: Your Baby’s Brain

Babies as early as eight months old benefit from lower levels of distress in adulthood with consistent affection, love, hugs and kisses. This and several other points of information from scientific studies.

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I just bought Newsweek’s Special Edition, Your Baby’s Brian. It is a visually stunning magazine and includes all the learning modules your baby’s brain develops.


Some fun facts from the magazine:

  • Studies show that the presence of pets stimulate the release of Oxycontin, which makes pets a possible calming influence for the baby.
  • A fetus has some limited preferences for taste in utero. Sonograms have shown fetuses grimace with the presence of cigarette smoke!
  • Foods high in folic acid, such as oranges, help produce red blood cells and develop the spinal cord.
  • The sound of babies crying changes the brain activity of women, suggesting we are hard-wired to respond to infant cries.
  • Babies enter the word prepared to mimic stimuli as early as three months old.
  • Studies show that babies six months and older will playfully tease each other such as snatch away toys and then hand them back to…

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