Archive for category: Benefits

A Touchy Subject

A Touchy Subject

dreamstimelarge_7221019It may sound a little touchy-feely but physical contact is an important part of feeling good and connecting with others. Consider how it feels to hug your little one or to pet your dog. Skin to skin contact, along with the right skin care routine, can help promote feelings of wellbeing and relaxation.

In this article

  • Skin to Skin Does a Body Good
  • Rinse and Repeat
  • The Time is Always Right For Hugging
  • Skin to Skin Does a Body Good

July 22, 2013 11,143 comments Read More
Skin to Skin: Ages and Stages

Skin to Skin: Ages and Stages

hFrom baby to toddler and then a big kid, at some point your little one will be too big for babywearing or snoozing with Mom. There are still plenty of ways to have skin to skin contact with your bigger kid and maintain and strengthen the amazing bond you share.

In this article.:

  • Skin to Skin Time for Preemies and Babies
  • Touch Time With Infants and Toddlers
  • Older Kids and Increasing Physical Connections

June 23, 2013 10,390 comments Read More
Choosing The Right Massage Oil

Choosing The Right Massage Oil

hYou can multiply the benefits of baby massage by choosing the right oil.  Learn how to select the most nutrient rich option for a healthy baby massage and what oils not to use to avoid clogged pores and other skin irritations.

In this article

  • Why Use Oil in Baby Massage?
  • Unscented Oil Is Best in Baby Massage
  • Oils To Avoid in Infant Massage
  • Safe Oils for Babies
  • Always Conduct a Skin Patch Test

June 7, 2013 13,447 comments Read More
Skin to Skin After a Cesarean Section

Skin to Skin After a Cesarean Section

dreamstime_xxl_18177537Even with a Cesarean birth, having immediate skin to skin contact is possible and an amazing opportunity to bond with your little one. Having your partner or other caregiver lay baby across your chest is just one way to increase skin to skin contact. Babytime! has expert advice on how to enhance this experience.

In this article…

  • Post-birth in the U.S.
  • Skin to Skin is a Win-Win
  • Tips on Skin to Skin After a C-Section
  • Skin Care for You After a Cesarean

June 7, 2013