A human brain is made up of millions of brain cells (neurons). These neurons that create connections called synapse. Adults brain contains around 100 billion of them. Surprisingly, a baby is born with large number of neurons. A baby’s brain contains a uncountable neurons as it will produce a circuits that they need to develop themselves. These circuits begin to develop since before birth and during the first year of a baby’s life. Therefore, a formation of new neurons and synapses is fastest at birth then will decline slowly over the time. That is the main reason why infants and toddlers can learn so fast as compared to adult. The produced brain cells speedily develop trillions of connections (synapses) among themselves and this network of synaptic connections will finally determine how a child thinks and doing arts.
The important of experience in childhood memory
It is very important for each children experienced a thing in their life. Because every new experience create new connections in the brain of children. Those repeated experiences strengthen the connections whereas inactive connections disappear if it is not being used or in other words children will start to forget about it.
Brain development during pregnancy
There is remarkable amount of brain development take place during pregnancy period. Most of the development are happen in your own embryo. In fact, this development is the foundation of your baby’s intelligence for the rest of their lives. In order to keep your developing child healthy is to ensure you yourself are healthy as well. Thus, to assure that you are well nourished and taking a daily prenatal vitamin that contains folic acid and DHA. Get some knowledge regarding what to eat during pregnancy as eating a wide variety of healthy fruits, vegetables and proteins is sufficient for embryo survival. Make sure to keep your prenatal appointments so that your doctor can keep track of your health through things like ensuring that you are gaining weight appropriately.
The brain super foods
- Nuts (peanuts, pistachio, almond, walnut)
- Milk (goat,cow)
- Fatty fish
- Greek yoghurt
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