The senses – birth to four months

Baby’s brain has now developed all the wiring that connects to keep baby alive.

Baby’s brain takes in lots of information from the senses and builds new pathways and connections from these experiences.

Find out more about how baby’s senses are developing in these first four months through the featured articles below.


Published — 20 February 2019 Last updated — 20 March 2019

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