The Ultimate Guide to Best New Baby Gifts that encourage developmentxxxy

If you’re expecting or headed to a friend’s baby shower, you’ll want to pick out the perfect gift that’s both stimulating and educational. We’ve asked 50 mums for their opinion on the top new gifts that help a baby’s mind grow.

The best and most popular items are the ones that stimulate a child’s brain by activating all of the senses. From nursery wall stickers to educational baby classes, grab a meaningful gift for your baby or a friend’s child with our list of the best new baby gifts that encourage development.

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When a baby comes to the world, all they are and should be exposed to be vibrant colours, positive visuals and soothing voices.

So, it is our job as adults (and the children’s caretakers) to make sure that we make an effort to ensure that the little ones are only surrounded by healthy, nurturing and happy environment – simply put, Art.

What can my baby TASTE and SMELL in the womb?

This is one of the first senses formed. Taste begins at around 14 weeks. The smells and tastes of what the mother eats are within the amniotic fluid. Some babies have even been shown on ultrasounds to lick the uterine wall. Once the baby has been born, many doctors will discourage the mother from bathing until after the babies first feeding. Taste and smell tend to go hand in hand, so the baby is already used to the smell of the mother.

What can my baby TASTE and SMELL in the womb?

This is one of the first senses formed. Taste begins at around 14 weeks. The smells and tastes of what the mother eats are within the amniotic fluid. Some babies have even been shown on ultrasounds to lick the uterine wall. Once the baby has been born, many doctors will discourage the mother from bathing until after the babies first feeding. Taste and smell tend to go hand in hand, so the baby is already used to the smell of the mother.