Zero To Three: Your Baby’s Neurological Development

Zero To Three: Your Baby's Neurological Development

Our brains are a magnificent piece of machinery; it tells us when to smile, cry, and laugh, when to open our hands, when to take a step, and helps us to accomplish thousands of tiny things we never notice all day, every day. The brain of an infant can in some ways can be compared to a piece of tin foil. Imagine the piece of tin foil brand new and without any marks. Now imagine that a marble has rolled across its surface; you would see a groove where the marbles path had traveled. That groove is your infants brain […]

Scientists Create Virtual Brain To Better Understand Neurological Disorders

Scientists Create Virtual Brain To Better Understand Neurological Disorders

It has been difficult in the past to study neurological disorders due to both the complexity of the disorder and the fact that an individual would have to be an organ donor for a brain to become available for study. Researchers at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience at Canada’s University of Waterloo are changing all that with the invention of Spaun, a simulated brain that is the largest in the world. The humans’ nervous system is made up of nerves, the spinal cord, and the brain. If something occurs to disrupt the healthy activity of the nervous system it can […]

5 Interesting Facts About Toddler Nutrition

5 Interesting Facts About Toddler Nutrition

As your baby grows into a toddler, which is approximately the ages of one to three their nutritional needs are going to change from the bottle to whole foods. You will also notice that their growth will slow considerably, and they will be much more active. Toddlers can be very headstrong so teaching them the importance of sitting at the table and eating should have already started. Once a toddler begins to learn how to feed themselves they can be very messy, so patience will be required at this stage in their development. Setting the child up with a plastic […]

6 Things You Should Know About Delivering A Baby

6 Things You Should Know About Delivering A Baby

Having a baby is one of the most exciting and extraordinary times of your life. It can also be pretty scary, but with a bit of research and preparation the journey to motherhood can be smooth sailing. In the beginning……A woman is considered to be in active labor when the cervix is dilated at least three centimeters; contractions are at five minutes apart and can last up to a minute. It’s important to note that as a woman’s body is preparing for childbirth and the cervix is dilating, it could take hours before active labor begins or it could be […]