The development milestones of your child mainly base on the parental bond and daily activities. Their activities and games are not just for fun. However, activities and games help them to develop language and motor skills.
As a matter of fact, a child’s development starts even before birth. Hence it is never so early to start engaging and playing with your kid to promote healthy development.
In this post, we are aiming to help you to develop your child’s motor and language skills in a healthy way. As a result, your child will reach the initial milestone effectively.
Here are effective ways to promote a healthy bond with your baby, which will eventually lead to healthy development.
Engage with your baby
When the baby is born, the most important things is to associate and connect with them. It includes stimulating the hearing of the baby by holding them close, talking to them, and doing other activities with them. Moreover, you need to regulate the sight of your baby, as well. Baby’s eyesight stimulates when they see your face after waking up. Therefore, it is essential to be there for Infrontof your baby’s eyes. It will stimulate their eyesight.
Stimulate the senses
In the first few months of development, infants develop motor skills quickly and explore the things around them. They will touch different surfaces and will rub their hands-on different things. They will chew different things around them. Let them touch and feel the things. It will stimulate their sense and promote language and motor skill development.
Converse with your baby
After birth of a baby, parents need to concern about the skills of a baby such as language development. The language development is mainly based on how much you talk to your baby. In the initial months of after the baby is born, you should start regulating their language development by talking to them with expanded facial expressions like smiling. After 3 to 4 months, you should start talking to your baby by referring to his or her name. The language development will even be more stimulating when you listen and response their babbling like “ma-ma” and “ba-ba.” Talk to your baby regularly and let him/her know that you are talking to them directly.
Let them feel a sense of safety
In the first few days of baby development, babies need to have a sense of security and reassurance that their demands will be fulfilled. So, whenever an infant cries or smile, respond to them quickly. You can provide your baby with a sense of security and reassurance by giving them ultimate caregiving. Schedule their eating and paying routines to ensure an interactive bond between you and your baby.
Improve their activities
After six months of birth, infants develop their motor skills. They start sitting up and grasp their grip on smaller objects. Therefore, it is essential for you to expose your baby to functional and interactive toys. They will facilitate their language and motor development.
Let the, play interactive video games
The baby develops the object permanence when they are around 8 to 9 months. It means they know that even something isn’t present it still exists. Therefore, hiding and seeking will be an amazing interactive game for the child. Moreover, you can also play interactive video games with the baby. The interactive games will enhance their language development.
Keep your baby away from screens
The screens of TV and mobile phones can hinder the development of your child. Therefore, it is necessary for you to keep your child away from screens. Moreover, your kid will develop better language development by human interactions’ rather than sitting infront of the screen. Therefore, play with your child and don’t let them sit infront of the TV.
Give immediate feedback
Babies seek immediate feedbacks. Therefore, it is very important to give immediate feedback to their actions and babbling. Response to their cries and laughter. Seek what they need and what is causing them to cry. When you start knowing your child from the initial months, you will have an idea what makes them hungry.
Many researchers have demonstrated that parental and child bond plays a significant in baby development. Therefore, parents should focus on interactive activities and games for their child. The interactive activities and practices will help your child to achieve the crucial milestones easily. Moreover, the interactive bond of child and mother will lead to the healthy development of the baby.