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Ways To Boost Baby's IQ In Pregnancy

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The baby's development of brain starts in the womb. It is a stage when intelligence and personality are being framed. Development at this stage has effects on the learning skills and personality development.

There are many factors that help in improving the mental development and intelligence of an unborn baby. Mothers can actually increase the intelligence of their unborn baby by eating nutritious foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, folic acid and dairy products.

A mother also has to give up on bad habits such as smoking and drinking, as it hampers the growth and development of the unborn baby.

Moderate exercise during pregnancy also helps to improve the breathing of the baby and development of the baby's nervous system.

Thus, it indirectly benefits the brain of an unborn baby. Likewise, there are a few more ways to increase the IQ of an unborn baby.

Therefore, in this article, we at Boldsky will be listing out some of the effective ways to boost a baby's IQ in pregnancy. Read on to know more about it.


Healthy Food

Including foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids helps to improve the IQ level of the baby in the womb. These fatty acids boost a baby's brain power. Along with that, foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids also help in the development of the baby's brain.


Manage Stress:

Stress demotivates a child in the womb. Thus, pregnant women are often advised to stay away from the factors that cause stress in them. Emotional development and IQ can be disrupted due to the stress factor.


Soothing Music:

Music plays a vital role in a baby's brain development. Surprisingly, babies can hear any sound even when they are in a mother's womb. So, playing a soothing music like the classics can soothe and clam their minds and help in increasing their intelligence level too.


The Magic Touch

An unborn baby needs a mother's touch. Touching the belly from the outside makes the baby to feel cozy and comfortable inside. It is also another way of stimulating the baby and his/her brain development.


Connection With The Baby

Babies in a mother's womb can recognise their mother's voice. Thus, it is beneficial for the mother to talk, sing and play soft music, as it helps to develop a close contact with the baby in the womb.


Cut Down On Unhealthy Habits:

Unhealthy habits like smoking and drinking can be harmful for the health and brain development of the baby. Giving up on these unhealthy habits sure benefit the brain development of the unborn baby.

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Story first published: Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 19:01 [IST]
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