You’re in love alright. You just can’t get enough of gazing into baby’s beautiful eyes. There’s a reason for the hypnosis that goes on between Momma and baby and it’s magical.
When you gaze into those eyes, your brain synchronizes with baby’s and the result is a boost in communication, learning and empathic understanding.
Looking into baby’s eyes causes millions of neurons to get all excited. Those neurons begin to connect and create networks to help baby understand her world.
Those babies with the greatest level of synchronization also had the highest rate of vocalizing which is a pre-language skill. These high levels indicate the degree to which baby is “renting” Momma’s brain to develop its own.
The research tells us that if Momma isn’t available to share her brain with baby, someone needs to step in and gaze into those wonderful eyes.
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