As a paediatric / cranial osteopath one of the things I commonly treat babies for is flat head syndrome (plagiocephaly). This is where the skull is noticeably flattened on one side of the head, causing an asymmetrical headshape. Understandably this can cause concern for parents. Ideally the earlier this can be addressed the better, as […]
The Birth of a Word This is the moving talk by a scientist and father tracing the evolution of his baby’s first words.
While in womb, babies begin learning language from their mothers January 2, 2013 in Psychology & Psychiatry Babies only hours old are able to differentiate between sounds from their native language and a foreign language, scientists have discovered. The study indicates that babies begin absorbing language while still in the womb, earlier than previously thought. […]