What about music or speaking?

Isn’t music, speaking, or reading to your baby just as effective as BabyPlus? No.  Every unborn child experiences a sonic environment – outside voices, television, radio, CDs, all passing through the abdominal wall (which lowers their volume by about 35 decibels, and muffles these sounds . . . like listening underwater), but most dominant is mother’s blood pulsing constantly past the womb at 95 decibels, loud as a rock band; even so, the fetus sleeps about 80 percent of each […] Read more »

Snuggling

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Snuggling a BabyPlus Baby So, I was at my daughter’s gymnastics class last night, and I was holding a beautiful 7 month old baby boy.  At first, he was bouncy-bouncy, smiling and cooing. After a few minutes, he snuggled his arms around my neck, settled in, and dozed for about 30 minutes.  I realize that he is a BabyPlus baby, so of course I was not surprised by his sunny personality and incredible ability to self-soothe. The BabyPlus Prenatal Education […] Read more »

Time Flies

I received a video from my brother of my nephew learning how to walk.  Watching his little face light up with pride brought back so many memories.  I remembered when my little one (who is getting ready to turn 13) took his first steps.  I remember the giggles of excitement when he figured it out.  It seems like yesterday when he was that small!  I must say that one of the best pieces of advice I received was to enjoy […] Read more »

September 11, 2008

September 11, 2008 This very sad day is causing very many emotions acroos our country and around the world.  Here at the BabyPlus office we are all talking about how the “ripple effect” of this day seven years ago continues to cause so many people to feel sadness.  One beautiful story, however, is the story of the Barbier family.  Click on the date to watch their very moving video. Related posts: 10 BabyPlus babies in 1 family! First Time Parents […] Read more »

Take care of the outside too

When you are pregnant, you put a lot of focus on what you introduce into your baby’s prenatal environment to give them the best start.  You think about the types of foods you eat, what type of vitamin you take and even using BabyPlus to introduce prenatal curriculum.  All of these things are very important but you can’t forget your outside.  Your skin is your body’s largest organ and for nine months will change and stretch in ways you never […] Read more »

Twins Benefit from BabyPlus Prenatal Education System

Just a quick up-date from your “Feet on The Street”.  I am in Atlanta at a Nurses Conference and I’m excited to share a quick story with you.  I came to this conference last year and met a wonderful woman whose daughter was pregnant with twins.  This soon-to-be grandmother gave her daughter the BabyPlus Prenatal Education System to use, starting in her 32nd week of pregnancy.  With twins, the mother reported lots of activity, with both babies moving and jostling […] Read more »

The Pampering Dad-To-Be Part 3

Hey Dad-to-be! Now that you have mastered the art of back massage and foot massage, (if you haven’t, see earlier blog posts) I am going to let you in on a little secret that you can use often. A woman loves when a man cooks for her. One of the most wonderful things you can do for your Mom-To-Be is prepare her a delicious meal. Now I know that not many men can cook well. There aren’t many men that even want to […] Read more »

“mama” “papa”

What an interesting article Dr. Logan sent me. It echo’s the message of BabyPlus with the rhythmic sounds heard with the BabyPlus Prenatal Education System and the first words a baby utters. Why ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ are baby’s first words Study: Many cultures’ words for mom and pop feature repeating sounds MSNBC LiveScience, Aug. 27, 2008 A baby’s first words are often “mama” and “dada,” much to the delight of parents. Now scientists think they know why. Beyond the obvious […] Read more »