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10 Ways To Boost Your Baby’s Brain Power

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Be interested in what interests them!

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When you baby points at something, make a point to follow their hands with your eyes and acknowledge whatever it is they’re pointing at. This shows that you’re interested in what they’re interested in, and confirms that their interests are important!

To boost your baby’s brain power, give them lots of space to move around.

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Spatial learning is super important to a developing brain, and your baby will begin to understand spatial parameters by having the freedom to explore a bit. It can be intimidating to let them wonder and roam, but you’re still nearby, and not hovering over them also helps foster some independence.

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