Brains 101

It's fun and easy to learn a bit about your child's brain! Your baby is growing a brain, and this brain will be responsible for how your child feels (emotions), what it thinks (cognition)

The first stages of building a brain

Understanding brain development is important. The first three years of a child's life are crucial to their developing brain. Childhood experiences such as nurturing and stimulation are important because they encourage the cells of the brain

The building of the Brain

Neurogenesis: The Building of the brain during Pregnancy Neurogenesis means producing new neurons.  It starts in week 5 of pregnancy and peaks in the third and fourth month of pregnancy. During this time, the brain