Babies LOVE gazing at faces. Parents and caregivers have always known this; brain research now backs it up as fact. Even the youngest of kiddos are hardwired to recognize faces, and will tend to look at pictures of faces longer than images of other objects.
Want to stimulate your baby's brains? Head on over to the library and find these board books featuring photographs of baby faces:
Baby Faces by Margaret Miller
Baby Food by Margaret Miller
Global Babies by The Global Fund for Children
I Love Colors by Margaret Miller
Shades of black: A celebration of our children / by Sandra L. Pinkney; photographs by Myles C. Pinkney
Smile! by Roberta Intrater