Supportive Mothers Enhance Brain Development

Could how you handle your child’s frustrations have a direct impact on his or her brain development? A new study shows that children of mothers who are supportive vs. dismissive when their children are experiencing stress or frustration will be better able to cope with stress in the future. and they also demonstrate enhanced cognitive growth.

Mom’s Support Tied to Child’s Brain Development | FYI BeHealthy


That brain region was about 9% smaller, however, in non-depressed kids who got little or no help dealing with their stress and frustration as they waited to open the gift. “What maternal support is doing in the kids who are not