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What are the benefits of baby touching and bonding?

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In newborns th benefits are endless. Skin to skin regulates heartbeat, blood sugar. breathing, body temp. The smell of baby (more so without bath) stimulates your body to produce your milk. I was told skin to skin helps keep down billirubin levels. Not to mention the emotional side. My toddlers cuddle a lot when they are constipated and it relaxes them which helps them poop.


..skin to skin contact, showing affection, all of that has AMAZING and COUNTLESS benefits to you and your child and your relationship.. there is a reason why they drive home the important of "kangaroo time" after a baby is born.. they love feeling the Mom's heartbeat again.. just think how crazy it would feel to get used to hearing a heartbeat for NINE months, then come into this bright, loud and cold world and not hear it anymore? Thus.. skin to skin time.. warming them against your body and just constantly showing love is so good..

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