Healthy Mom Plus Nurturing Environment = Smart Baby.

In Brain Development, Brain Science, Memory and Learning by Brainy Days Ahead

Healthy moms have a lasting effect on a child’s brain development and intellectual ability. An international group of researchers find that mothers who take multi-micronutrient supplements during pregnancy can add the equivalent of up to one full year of schooling to a child’s cognitive abilities at age 9-12.¬†Other essential ingredients in the recipe for smarter kids include early life nurturing, happy moms, and educated parents, according to the research conducted in Indonesia. Further, the study finds that a child’s nurturing environment is more strongly correlated than biological factors to brain development and general intellectual ability, declarative memory, procedural memory, executive function, academic achievement, fine motor dexterity, and socio-emotional health.