The parents’ lap is the first institution for a baby to learn. Staying in the lap of the mother especially, the baby tries to look at things around him/her with concentration.
And there is no doubt, the parents themselves help to develop the IQ of their babies with time.
Some of the following tips help parents to make progress in your baby IQ development :
1- Touch with a soft hand
Naturally, the baby feels your touch and responds accordingly. The soft-touch is the expression of love from your side end and the baby receives and feels it.
2- Cuddle away gently
The body has felt secure when you cuddle away a baby very gently. It grips your arm, clothes or finger to feel secured. Such a response from the baby’s end shows that the baby is sensitive and has the ability to learn and respond to the environment.
3- Singing a Rhyme
Your baby is born with the five intact senses. The baby receives through all five senses and responds. If you sing nursery thyme while taking the baby into lap the baby feels secured and stays cool and calm. Your love is felt by the baby and it enhances the IQ of the baby very fast.
4- Eyeball to Eyeball contact
When your baby is too little, you need to have eye contact with the baby. Certainly, the baby learns with eye contact. It feels your affection and receives a message of love. Even the stare and gaze both affect the brain of the baby and the baby’s response accordingly.
5- Try to talk to baby
The first three years of a baby’s life are very important. The baby learns a lot along with enhances its vocabulary. If you try to talk to the baby, it will learn new words. Also, the baby starts thinking with the approach you provide it with the art of narration.
6- Pronounce the words gently and Teach Counting
Make short sentences by speaking gently. Try to teach it manners with the short sentences. For instance, thank you, please, and many others.
You can also, easily teach the baby how to count. For instance, you can speak the counting aloud while holding the baby’s fingers one by one. The baby will also repeat the counting with you.
7- Help Baby Recognize the Things around him/her
You can help babies recognize the things with their names. You just have to point a finger to the object to teach baby their names. For instance, you point to the fan telling the baby about its name. Similarly, you can teach the baby by pointing a finger to the objects.
8- Avoid TV screen
The researchers have proved that the baby below the age of 18 months has no positive effects of TV on nerves. Don’t let the baby let at the TV screen until it reaches the age of 18 or 20 months.
9- Breastfeeding x Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is considered to be the best nutrition in the world for a baby. Continue to feed the baby at least to the age of 6 months. You can continue the feed beyond this period as well. The baby stays healthy with this natural feed.
10- Let the Baby choose things
Let your baby choose things sometimes. Put two toys for example in front of the baby. The baby catches one out of two. It helps babies develop their IQ and also develop a sense of decision making qualities.
11- Play with your baby
The baby learns through play. You can play with the baby in the room or lawn different easy games to teach it how to take the situations.
Don’t force your baby to do the things of your choice. If you force the baby it becomes rude and responds harshly. When you feel that the baby is doing something wrongs, try to divert its attention towards another thing instead of punishing or taunting it.
12- Take your baby for an excursion
On weekends especially, take your baby for a walk or even to camp with you a family. You can take your baby to a park, or any other place where your baby can discover and learn about new things.
The first institution for a baby is its parents’ lap. With time a baby learns a lot from its parents. The baby needs time, love, care and attention. Staying close to the parents, a baby learns a lot in a short time. The parents help the baby develop their IQ.