Insight into baby brain development

Anyone who has had exposure to young babies can vouch for the fact that a previously settled happy child can go through seemingly inexplicable periods characterised by crying, crankiness and unsettled sleep.

Dutch doctors Frans Plooij and Hetty van de Rijt came up with the term ‘wonder weeks’ to describe these weeks and detailed the corresponding brain and nervous system changes thought to be the underlying cause.

The app complements a book by the same name and provides information tailored to the individual baby. By