This classic handbook now back in print-a fully illustrated, time-tested approach to the techniques and benefits of parent-child touch.
The latest research on infant development shows that not only is baby massage a pleasurable way to express love and establish an emotional bond between parent and child-it also has direct and crucial effects on the physical growth of infants.
With an introduction by Dr. Tiffany Field, director of the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Baby Massage includes information on:
the process of bonding and body contact
the positive effects of touch on premature babies
how baby massage can heal the effects of birth trauma
how baby massage can alleviate colic
Over 30 b/w photos and drawings.
"A solid parenting manual...wise and wondrously specific." --"Kirkus Reviews"
"Highly recommended." --"Library Journal"
"Offers guidance and assurance for those who want to grow close to their babies through massage." --"Bookmarks"
"Utilizing an abundance of photos and diagrams...can be used by interested new parents as well as more experienced individuals." --"The Midwest Book Review"
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st October 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.3 x 14.0
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Type: Revised