From the moment you first set eyes on your child until approximately one year of age, there are some tried and true parenting approaches you can use to help your baby develop and grow.
4. Brain development improves when children are exposed to music (and not just classical music!). Sing to your baby, or dance around in front of them while playing your favourite songs. You can even gently dance with them in your arms to teach them rhythm (assuming you have some!).
Want to learn more?
CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” Campaign
For more details on developmental milestones, warning signs of possible developmental delays, and information on how to help your child’s development, visit the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” campaign website.
CDC’s Parent Information (Children 0―3 years)
This site has information to help you learn how to give your child a healthy start in life.
CDC’s Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers
Learn ways you can help build a safe, stable, and nurturing relationship with your child.
As the founder of LuLé and a proud mom, I am passionate about helping you make the right decisions for your baby. All blog posts are based on information found on respected government or institutional websites, such as Health Canada.