18 August 2003

Stimulate your baby

Here are a few things you can do to help your baby.

  • Sing nursery rhymes.
  • Reward all her behaviour by overreacting with praise.
  • Place soft objects where she can reach for them. A baby gym is also a good idea. You can make your own by stringing a few items on a taught piece of string across her crib.
  • Let her lie on her tummy and hold a toy in front of her so that she has to lift her head to see it. This will help to strengthen her neck muscles.
  • Look her in the eye and smile a lot.

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