Every baby needs touch: it’s vital for development

Touch is like food. It promotes the flow of growth hormones and love hormones and even switches on genes for the growth of new brain cells.

Touch is reassuring. Loving touch feels good, and boosts activity in the brain to promote bonding. It reduces separation anxiety and is a wonderful pain reliever.  And it’s a natural extension of time in the womb. It’s also beneficial for mum and dad.

Find out more by reading the article: Touch