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  Information on ways parents can promote healthy early brain development of children aged 0-5.


Building Baby's Brain:  Ten Myths
As scientists learn more about how the human brain develops, many of our old ideas about the brain are being challenged.

Building Baby's Brain:  What Child Care Can Do
"Where a child receives care is less important than the quality of care she receives."

Five Ways to Stimulate Brain Power in Your Child
New brain research shows that there are specific things parents can do that will have a permanent and positive effect on a child's ability to learn.

Your Child's Growing Brain
A child’s brain grows most rapidly during the first year of life. So what can parents do to encourage brainy babies? The answer will surprise you.

Boosting Baby's Brain Power in Utero
So is there anything women can do during pregnancy to increase their babies' intelligence?

Stimulating Your Child's Development
From birth onward, the main determinant of an infant's development is the amount of positive time he spends with his parents.

Raising a Book-Loving Baby
Don't worry if she'd rather eat the book.

Talking to Your Baby Boosts Brain Power
Nothing is more anticipated and exciting than your child's first word. Many parents would say that their babies began to talk when they said their first word. However, in reality, children begin to prepare for that show-stopping moment while still in the womb.

Brain Development:  Frequently Asked Questions
The human brain begins forming very early in prenatal life (just three weeks after conception), but in many ways, brain development is a lifelong project.

Zero to Three
The Nation's Leading Resource on the First Years.

Child & Family Web Guide
Links to the best sites about infants, children, and teens supported by the William T. Grant Foundation.


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