Research suggests babies learn faster when dads are involved

According to a new study, babies learn faster if their fathers actively engage with them in the first few months of life.

The study was conducted by a team from Imperial College London, King's College London and Oxford University.

Psychologist, Megan de Beer, says fathers involvement with their babies has a huge impact on the academic abilities of their children, reaching as far as their senior schooling.

De Beer says fathers involvement also help children develop better cognitive development.

Listen to Megan de Beer below for more information...

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