A recent study in the Journal of Perinatal Education looked at how infant massage could assist fathers in their parenting role. The research in part was testing the premise that “fathers need to know that although their relationship with the child develops through different means, it can be equally as valid as the mother’s relationship. One proposed suggestion for helping fathers develop a relationship with their very young child is using the power of touch to help foster inf
“As a second time mum, my relationship with my baby is very connected, relaxed and responsive. Our sessions with Judith helped me refocus on creating specific time and space to connect with my baby through massage.” Amanda Baby massage creates a special time with your second or additional child. It offers the opportunity for you both to get to know each other more deeply. Your older child(ren), depending on their age, can also actively massage, with guidance, their sibling, t
Bonding Bonding is about falling in love with your baby. It can be extremely visceral and overwhelming.
It can occur in utero; when you see your baby on the first ultrasound visit, with an IVF conception at the embryo stage or at the moment you see and hold your baby for the first time.
It can however sometimes take a significant time to occur after your baby is born or in some cases it may not occur at all. In fact, some parents do not fall in love with their child bu