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08 December 2003

What you can do to stimulate your baby

Here are some ideas of what you can do to encourage your baby's development.

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  • Affection - give lots of cuddles
  • Your baby likes rhythm - sing lullabies, and rock and sway your baby

If your baby is awake and wants to engage with you, you could try the following:

  • Encourage head movement by moving your fingers or a coloured object through your baby’s field of vision
  • Help your baby to open his/her fingers by playing games in which you unfold the fingers one at a time
 
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