Babies are filled with a natural readiness to learn and discover. The only stimuli your baby needs in his first year are your love, attention, and encouragement to explore with him. No matter what toys or experiences you expose him to it is your interaction that teaches him most about his world. So slow down and take the time to enjoy the view from his exciting new perspective.
It is our children’s early attachments that will affect the way their brains work, grow and to some extent determines how they react in future relationships. By touching, rocking, talking, smiling and singing to your children, they experience the loving responsiveness that ensures healthy development.
Just remember that meaningful relationships require secure attachments you are not spoiling your baby by attending to her needs. Babies express their distress by crying and when you respond to their coos and cries by providing warmth and comfort your baby tends to be calmed. Thus creating pathways that help your baby to soothe herself in the future. You are building a secure attachment, helping her to trust not only you but herself and growing her coping skills so that she can become a kind, creative and competent person in the world.