Early Brain Development
A child’s brain development grows rapidly before they are even born and in early childhood. Brain development is dependent on many factors including healthy nutrition, a safe environment free of stress, and their experiences with other people and the world. A nurturing and responsive home, free from neglect and chronic stress is key for their brain development and growth. Children should be able to play, explore, interact with others, be spoken to with lots of interaction, and responded to sensitively.