|I really enjoy mother and baby days because I get a chance
to meet and chat with people in the same situation as myself!
Can there be any value in these outings for my small baby?
Experts are divided on this issue. Since
babies have a natural inclination to stare at faces, there
may be some benefit in seeing new people. Most babies love
this kind of function and since their brains are taking in
all these new stimuli, there could be educational value in
these functions. Around six months more active socialising
starts and babies will be drawn to one another, wanting to
touch and interact.
But an important fact that should not be
overlooked is that your baby’s welfare is closely linked
to yours. So the fact that you find these events relaxing
and helpful means that your baby is gaining the benefit of
your relaxation. So enjoy your meetings, knowing that both
you and your baby are benefiting!