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Your child is born with a fully developed brain but how it develops, matures and functions in future totally depends on the environment the child is given for his growth.
The brain happens to among the first few organs built while your baby is in the mother’s womb. At the time of birth, the brain in your baby comprises of billion brain cells. Brain starts functioning right from the child’s birth and continues to do in his growing years. It’s a learning process wherein brain’s learning skill is greatly affected by both external and internal factors. The development of the child’s brain entirely depends on the type of learning environment he or she is exposed to.
Let us here understand what all things can help in developing your baby’s brain after birth.
As the child uses his five senses to see, hear, smell, taste and touch the world around him, you can enhance this growth even more by exposing him to surroundings that he can perceive in creative ways. For instance, you can hang a toy above his crib that would help in boosting his visual skills.
For language development, reading out story books or singing rhymes can be a great start. You will have to make constant effort with everything that you feel can stimulate the brain’s growth. It will be a continuous effort.
THE POWER OF LANGUAGE
Language plays a vital role in developing the baby’s brain and boosting the overall development. Whether you want him to develop his listening skills, reading skills or speaking and understanding kills; language is the sole tool for encouraging each skill. Talk to your child about the surrounding, sing lullabies, read out stories and always keep the child engaged in some sort of conversation. This will stimulate the brain to build up all skills and accelerate the growth.
EXPOSURE TO THE ENVIRONMENT
The child’s environment too is very important in building up his personality. You must ensure that your child is exposed to this environment in the right manner. Keep him aware of the people around, different creatures and everything that can leave a powerful impact on his learning.
You as parents play a crucial role the development of your child. The stimulus you give may not essentially help in making your child a mastermind; but they’ll for sure make it easier for your child to learn new things in future.