Pregnancy 6-12 weeks

6-12 weeks

It’s not too early to start talking to your baby.  Hearing the sound of your voice is important to the little one.

The descriptions below give you a broad indication of your child’s development

Contact your doctor for more detailed information

Physical Development

  • At this stage, the brain begins to form, being one of the first organs to develop.
  • When the foetus is 9 weeks old and around 2.5 cm long, it will begin to respond to noise and light.
  • At 10 weeks the ears and hearing have developed.

Language Development

  • It’s not too early for you to start talking to your baby.  Hearing the sound of your voice is important to the little one.
  • How familiar are you with lullabies? This is a good time to search for some Irish language books and CDs.
  • Listen to Rabhlaí Rabhlaí here
Resources

Songs, Posters, Books, Recommended Reading and other resources that is useful

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Events

Playgroups, Home visits, Support Groups and more...

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