Touching and cuddling your baby is a way of bonding with your newborn.
Massages are also a way of touch therapy and an effective way of bonding between parents and a newborn. Parents cannot keep their hands off their babies as cuddling their babies gives them a sense of peace while babies themselves love to be stroked and soothed by their parents. This physical need for each other shows the importance of touch and its natural inclination between parents and a child. Touch helps the baby’s emotional and neurological development as the interactions with his parents help him/her feel secure and comforted also boosting blood circulation by the warmth of the parents’ body. The sense of touch is a crucial part of growth and development of the baby.
Therapists recommend baby massages
Baby massages is not only an effective traditional practice as it is an accepted medical practice too, many therapists offer certified baby massages and make parents learn the techniques of a good baby massage. Studies show that babies who are massaged regularly have a healthy growth and development while also gain weight gradually.
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