Family life

Massage and the benefits it brings to baby and parent-child relationships.

23rd February, 2014
Most mums expect to feel an instant bond with their new baby.

The gentle touch

Most mums expect to feel an instant bond with their new baby. But for many, the reality can be different, as they struggle to cope with overwhelming demands. We all know how relaxing a massage can be - and it's also beneficial for baby, and for your parent-child relationship.

Hilary Hooks, founder of Active Mum baby massage classes, says touch is one of the most significant and nurturing early experiences your baby...

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