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Letting your child move as much as possible in the early years will help them grow up healthier, smarter, calmer and ...

Why movement is so important for your baby's growth

Letting your child move as much as possible in the early years – using all senses, engaging in the real world, preferably outside – will help them grow up healthier, smarter, calmer and stronger.

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Why 'baby talk' is best

If you've found yourself cooing in ‘baby talk’ to your baby, you're off to a good start - recent research has confirmed that that this kind of communication can be more beneficial for your child's language development than using normal speech.

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Stimulated: Mia-Francesca (on left, with her family) wanted to learn more after Italian classes.

Parents under pressure to educate babies

Exercise classes for brain development, language programs for a love of learning, DVDs to enrich and entertain: today's parents are bombarded by products to give their child every chance at future success.

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Experts say no to baby teaching products

A product that says it can teach babies to read from three months is being used in Australia, despite its makers being prosecuted for misleading claims in the United States.

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