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Can you actually help baby be smarter in the womb?

ive heard of reading and talking to them, is there anything else i can do before they arrive?

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Asked by mauricellaf at 1:22 AM on Oct. 30, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Play music, different genres. I swear my son came out tapping his toes! lol. Now he's pretty musical and an awesome dancer! lol

    Answer by Sharell8710 at 1:27 AM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • Just by your own physical and mental health.
    And this translates into your many years of Motherhood ahead, too!

    Genius babies do not come from their parents doing something, in fact it might be the opposite.
    Take time to literally notice every detail together.
    Go *slower.*
    Don't push or have Grande expectations.

    This baby is going to be who ever they are, nurture this person from their heart, out.


    Answer by doulala at 1:57 AM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • Classical music and all of that won't necessarily make your baby smarter, but reading to the belly is a great way to bond and start a habit that will definitely help once Baby is out of the womb. The only thing I can think of that might help is taking fish oil supplements. The EPA/DHA/ALA (omega-3 fatty acids) are great for brain development, and good for general health and for disease prevention.
    I agree with doulala. The best thing you can do is nurture your child for who he/ she is. Help him/her foster what they love and what they're good at, and help them overcome challenges in life.

    Answer by musicpisces at 3:49 AM on Oct. 30, 2010

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