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Stimulation activities and techniques for child brain development between birth to 4 Months


From the time they are born, babies often tell you how they feel and what they need through sounds and body movements. You may notice that they use different cries to let you know they are tired, hungry or bored.1 Your baby’s brain is still not completely developed at the time of birth. The development of brain cells depends on the baby’s bonding with you and their surrounding environment. Also, your nurturing touch helps the baby to gain weight and develop healthy relationships.1 There are numerous stimulation techniques to promote your child’s brain development.2


Encourage your baby to learn and play with motor games and activities

Introduce your baby to different sights and sounds with sensory games and activities

Encourage your baby to use sounds to express through communication games and activities

  1. Figueroa A. Connecticut’s Guidelines for the Development of Infant and Toddler Early Learning. Available from: http://www.ct.gov/dss/lib/dss/dss_early_learning_guidelines.pdf . Accessed on: June 12, 2017.
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics. 0-3 months. Available from: https://pathways.org/growth-development/0-3-months/games/. Accessed on: June 12, 2017.