Power of touch – for life

Life with mini me

The dynamic of parent-infant interaction is the most important foundation upon which a child learns about the self, and about trust and respect. It is this first relationship that influences the way relationships are perceived.

Baby Massage
Touch Communication, The Power of Infant Massage

by Elaine Fogel Schneider, Ph.D., C.I.I.M

  1. Enhances the parent-baby bond
  2. Is a foundation from which parenting skills emerge
  3. Encourages nurturing touch and communication
  4. (the parent that has)The greatest impact on the life of a child
  5. A cornerstone in the building blocks of parenting
  • Infant massage enhances the parent-baby bond, helping to create more family-centered values. Babies are aware human beings who deserve respect, tenderness, warmth and, above all, a listening heart.
  • Infant massage is a foundation from which parenting skills emerge. Infant massage instructors train parents and caregivers to massage their babies, and read their babies’ cues while developing interactional skills enhancing communication.
  • Infant massage instruction…

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