You don’t have to wait to your baby is in your arms to start bonding. Reading, playing music, and talking to your baby, while he or she is still in the womb, is a wonderful way to start your lifelong relationship.
Pregnancy is just the beginning of a life-long love affair with your child. The early weeks can be tiring and stressful, and it’s easy to feel a bit disconnected from your growing baby. But as your pregnancy progresses, and your bump grows, you’ll start to feel much more like a mum-to-be.
To help prepare for your new life, spend a little time bonding with your unborn baby when you can. We’ve got some great tips to help you get in touch with this new little person. ~Keep Reading Here
The new research suggests that babies began to absorb language when they are inside the womb during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy — which is earlier than previously held. Newborns can actually tell the difference between their mother’s native tongue and foreign languages just hours after they are born.
Talking and singing with your baby and reading with your baby even before birth can be a way to foster early social interactions and even later learning. How to do it? It is never too early to begin selecting books for your baby. Adventures, sports, cuisine, art, animals, science, and history are just some of the themes that you and your baby might enjoy sharing. What stories and topics do you enjoy? What themes will you enjoy sharing with your baby? ~Keep Reading Here
Gently rubbing and talking to your pregnant belly are some of the first motherly actions you take. “You don’t become a mother when your baby is born, you grow into becoming a mother during your pregnancy,” says Virginia Bobro, co-owner and managing director of the international childbirth education organization Birthing from Within. Bobro, who is also co-author of a new edition of the classic book by the same name, offers 10 playful, joyful ways to use pregnancy as a time “to grow that seed of ‘Mom’” and connect with your baby while she’s still in the womb.~More Here
How to Bond with Your Unborn Baby | Pregnancy
- Rubbing your belly and talking to baby
- Reading your baby your favorite childhood book
- Singing your baby a lullaby