- Video #1: Introduction
Connections in the brain need to be developed and used often.
- Video #2: Start Early
Your baby’s brain starts to develop even before birth.
- Video #3: Parent’s Role
Right from birth, babies can learn from and connect with others. Newborns learn by interacting with their parents or caregivers.
- Video #4: Love Builds Brains
Babies need to feel secure. It is not possible to spoil a baby.
- Video #5: Playing Builds Brains
More than anything, your baby needs your love, time and attention. Boost your baby’s brain with fun and games.
- Video #6: Health Builds Brains
Proper nutrition plays a role in developing your baby’s brain. Here are some health and wellness tips for babies.
- Video #7: Baby’s World Matters
Babies thrive on routine. Create the right environment for healthy brain development.
Healthy Baby Healthy Brain - Video Library
Welcome to the Healthy Baby Healthy Brain video library. Watch the following videos to learn about the important role that you play as a parent or caregiver in the development of your baby’s brain. You are your baby’s most important connection to the world.
Best Start Resource Centre
Used with permission from the Best Start Resource Centre. The Best Start Resource Centre is a key program of Health Nexus and is funded by the Government of Ontario.
- Video #8: Indoors and Outdoors
Babies need the freedom and safety to explore.
- Video #9: How Stress Affects Baby
Stress can have long term effects on your baby's developing brain and other organs.
- Video #10: Listen to Your Baby
Learn to follow your baby’s cues.
- Video #11: Ages and Stages
Dr. Wittenberg explains sensitive periods in brain development.
- Video #12: Helping Your Child Cope
Self-regulation is an important skill for your child.
- Video #13: Language, Numbers and Play
Language is an important skill. It all starts with talking to your baby, even before your baby is born.
- Video #14: Physical Activity and Sleep
A healthy body helps create a healthy brain.
- Video #15: Play Using All the Senses
Seeing, hearing, touching, smelling and tasting help create brain connections.
Last modified on: February 8, 2017