A loving touch and bodily contact is essential for the healthy development of all babies and toddlers. The methods discussed in this book will help to firmly establish the parent-child relationship. Parents of premature or sick newborns will find them particularly helpful, giving them the confidence to touch their children in ways which will aid their recovery. All techniques can be used in tandem with conventional methods.
JUlia Woodfield introduces different massage techniques, including the Leboyer, kangaroo and polarity methods. Other complementary therapies such as Bach flower remedies are also discussed. Photographs and illustrations help to demonstrate the different methods. This is an essential book for any parent who wants to know what they can do for the well-being of their child.
128pp, 9.25x8, illus. ... ISBN 0863154565 ... Paperback
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