baby development

Checklist- Fine motor skills milestones for babies
Checklist- Fine motor skills milestones for babies November 5, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fine motor skills, the ability to control the movements of the hands and fingers develop early in life. Baby development milestones for fine motor skills are the things most babies can do with their fingers and hands at a particular ... Read More »

Fine motor skills for Infants- birth to 18 months
Fine motor skills for Infants- birth to 18 months November 4, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies develop rapidly in the first few months of life and it is at this very early stage that they begin developing and using their hand and finger muscles. They also start to develop side-strength, control and the hand eye ... Read More »

Fine Motor Skills
Fine Motor Skills November 4, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What are motor skills? Motor skills are movement abilities, that is, the ability to move the body and its parts in different ways for different purposes. As children develop, their movement abilities become increasingly complex, allowing them to perform a ... Read More »

Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation
Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation October 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Trust pathways in the brain are set in infancy and passed on from mother to child, according to landmark UNSW-led research. The work relates to oxytocin levels in new mothers and proves for the first time that it is linked ... Read More »

How learning to talk is in the genes
How learning to talk is in the genes September 29, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An international study by child health researchers has found that genetic factors contribute to the development of language during infancy. The results, published in Nature Communications, shed further light on a specific genetic region on chromosome 3, which has been ... Read More »

Top reading tips for toddlers
Top reading tips for toddlers September 18, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s never too early to start reading with your children. Edith Cowan University education researchers have a simple message for parents who want to set their children up for academic success: it’s never too early to start supporting your child ... Read More »

Parents, listen next time your baby babbles
Parents, listen next time your baby babbles September 14, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Iowa study finds how parents respond to their infant’s babbling can speed the child’s language development. What researchers discovered is infants whose mothers responded to what they thought their babies were saying, showed an increase in developmentally advanced, ... Read More »

Babies don’t “start from scratch”
Babies don’t “start from scratch” September 3, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There’s now overwhelming evidence that a child’s future health is influenced by more than just their parents’ genetic material, and that children born of unhealthy parents will already be pre-programmed for greater risk of poor health, according to University of ... Read More »

Protecting newborns: milk protein could save millions from harm
Protecting newborns: milk protein could save millions from harm August 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An international effort led by the University of Sydney hopes to protect hundreds of Bangladeshi newborns from a host of severe health problems by assessing the effect of lactoferrin, a natural protein found in breast and cow’s milk, in the ... Read More »

Literacy and Numeracy Week: 25-31 August
Literacy and Numeracy Week: 25-31 August August 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A simple message for parents who want to set their children up for academic success: it’s never too early to start supporting your child toward reading and writing. ECU Early Childhood Studies Professor, Caroline Barratt-Pugh says talking to children and ... Read More »







 
 
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