Why Babies Love to Look at Faces

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    Why Babies Love to Look at Faces

    True fact: are hardwired to look at and recognize faces.  Why? Because it helps them bond with and caregivers.  This starts at birth and continues on through hood.  In fact, a will show interest in a picture that is an approximation of face, like a drawing of three dots that resemble eyes and a nose.  Genius, right?

    How can you  provide this type of interaction for your , knowing his love of faces?

    • Provide plenty of face time talking to your .  Make faces, have fun and try for lots of eye contact.
    • Make a photo album of members and show it to your often.  This is especially great if grand or other relatives live out of town.
    • Read your with lots of faces – preferably real faces.  We highly recommend the Happy Healthy series by Free Spirit Publishing.  Six fantastic that show real doing what do – eat, rest, move, , reach, and cuddle.  Check them out in our store!

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