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Brain Wonders: Nurturing Healthy Brain Development from Birth

En Español Feb 16, 2016

Learn what you can do in everyday moments to help your baby develop healthy brain connections. From Magic of Everyday Moments — Series 1.

A robust body of research has confirmed what parents have always known by instinct: that magic in everyday moments - showing affection, comforting, and playing with children - helps build strong healthy brains.

The first three years of a child’s life are uniquely important because this is the most sensitive period for brain development. The experiences a child has during this time will shape the architecture of her brain and build the connections that allow her to develop lifelong skills like problem-solving, communication, self-control, and relationship building, that will allow her to survive and thrive within her family, community, and culture.

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