0-3 years – BabyGym

0-3 years BabyGym

April 10, 2017

The vagus nerve and its role in feeding

By Dr Melodie de Jager The vagus nerve is called a wandering nerve because it is the longest cranial nerve and ‘wanders’ to the pharynx, heart, […]
April 11, 2017

What caresses the nose, hugs the heart

By Dr Melodie de Jager The first 1,000 days between pregnancy and your child’s 2nd birthday, offer a unique window of opportunity to build healthier brains […]
April 11, 2017

Controlled movement versus hyperactivity/ADHD

By Dr Melodie de Jager The human body was designed to move. It is the early movement experiences that lay the foundation of what follows – […]
April 11, 2017

When does school readiness start?

By Dr Melodie de Jager If you have a 6 year old child – this is the time of the year when school readiness assessment and […]
April 11, 2017

Magical Milestones for Healthy Baby Development

By Dr Melodie de Jager {Wherever he or him is used to refer to a baby, she or her is also implied} Milestones – An overview […]
July 20, 2017

STIMULATION – The Goldilocks principle

By Dr Melodie de Jager and Cozette Laubser A baby’s brain is vulnerable. At birth a baby is used to the same environment where the in-utero […]
July 21, 2017

Understanding the levels of learning

By Dr Melodie de Jager Learning is not about: school left and right shapes, colours, numbers punctuation reading, writing, spelling facts comprehension, memory math, science study […]
July 24, 2017


Deur Dr Melodie de Jager Taal is ‘n belangrike hoeksteen in baba se fisiese, emosionele, sosiale en kognitiewe ontwikkeling en daarom moet mens mooi dink voor […]


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