Health Tip: Reading to Baby

(HealthDay News) -- Reading to your infant can help baby develop a lifelong love for books, and it can help your baby grow intellectually and develop.

The Nemours Foundation mentions these additional benefits of reading to baby:

  • It helps baby learn about communication.

  • It introduces concepts such as shapes, numbers, letters and colors.

  • It helps develop baby's vocabulary, listening and memory skills.

  • It helps baby learn more about the world around him or her.

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