Brain Building

Interesting facts about early childhood that can help parents, grandparents, and caregivers nurture children’s developing brains

 

The Children's Movement of Florida

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Want to know how you can help build your baby’s brain in this pivotal time?

During their first year, babies are developing bonds of love and trust with their parents and others. A hug encourages bonding by increasing the levels of oxytocin in the body.

Here are a few other benefits of hugging:

  • Elevates mood
  • Increases empathy & understanding
  • Relaxes the body
  • Boosts immune system

How have hugs helped your child in a tough situation? We’d love to hear from you! Join our community on Facebook and share your ideas.

Visit our website to learn more ways you can help your child’s #Brainbuilding.  

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The Brain Building series presents an interesting fact about early childhood that can help parents, grandparents, and caregivers nurture children’s developing brains in their first five years. You can expect it in your inbox on the first Monday of every month.

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