Nerdy Book Club

If you’re reading this post on Nerdy Book Lover, then we can assume you’re a lover of books. And if you are a parent, it goes without saying that you’re passing this love on to your kids. But if you or someone you love is expecting a baby, you might be intrigued to know that you can introduce the wonderful world of books to your little one even before birth. Yes, an abundance of research over the last several years has shown that babies in the third trimester of pregnancy can hear and recognize words spoken by their mother (and father and others, too), and remember them after birth. The benefits of this practice for baby and family are immediate and long-lasting:

Your baby will become familiar with your unique voice.

  • Research shows that babies recognize the voice of their mother at birth and can distinguish their mother’s voice from…

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