Health Tip: Touch, Sing and Play With Baby
(HealthDay News) -- It's important for parents and their newborn infants to bond. While the process sometimes seems to occur naturally, it often takes lots of time and effort.
The Nemours Foundation suggests how to help parents bond with a new baby:
Cradle the infant and gently stroke him or her using different hand movements.
Sing songs and read to your baby.
Mimic baby's movements and vocal sounds.
Let baby feel your face.
Carry baby in a front carrier while you're engaged in normal activities.
- Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water
July 26, 2014
- Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb
July 25, 2014
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.