Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2016’



Premature Babies Need a Special Kind of Touch We know how important it is to hold our babies close, right from the start. We put a lot of planning into those first few hours and weeks, arranging to avoid the interruptions that would unnecessarily deprive our babies of those precious moments of bonding time. When a baby arrives into the …

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How an Infant’s Brain Decodes Social Behavior

Infants’ brains can understand what they are observing and thus can copy other people’s action, finds a study providing evidence that directly links neural responses from the motor system to overt social behavior in infants. Babies understand what they are observing. There is a direct connection between observing others, understanding what others are doing, and learning how to act — …

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IAIM MISSION: The purpose of the International Association of Infant Massage is to promote nurturing touch and communication through training, education and research so that parents, caregivers and children are loved, valued and respected throughout the world community.