All posts by kerrinbooth

The Role of Infant Massage in Post Natal Depression

Infant Massage has been shown to help with bonding and attachment between mother and baby.  If has been found in women with post natal depression that they don’t feel bonded to their baby.  This is a great article from IAIM about the role of infant massage in post natal depression.

Touch and oxytocin – helping the brain grow

Oxytocin is the hormone of love and comfort.  It is mainly generated through human contact and is the “cuddle hormone” that makes the mother want to hug and be close to her baby, strengthening the mother-baby bond.  Connecting with people we care about Continue reading Touch and oxytocin – helping the brain grow