Skin-To-Skin And Its Importance For Bonding

Whether you’re new to babies and parenthood or a seasoned professional, sooner or later you’ll hear about skin-to-skin or kangaroo care. So-called because of its resemblance to the way kangaroo mamas look after their joeys, scientists are proving what we have known instinctively for centuries: that skin touch is important.   What is skin-to-skin? Exactly […]

Why Skin-on-Skin Contact With Your Baby is Essential

OK, if you’ve heard about skin-to-skin contact but don’t really know what it’s about or what it’s for, we’re here to help. Skin-to-skin is literally what it says on the box: it’s having nothing between you and your child, with your skins touching. It might not seem like a big deal, but science (and hundreds […]