Cuddle your baby

The skin is much more than just an extra layer covering all organs: it is not only able to adapt to environmental changes, but it also protects the body against external aggressions. The skin is our external nervous system.  It arises from the same embryonic tissue, the ectoderm, as do the central and peripheral nervous systems. Here are some  interesting findings, demonstrating the importance of touch and contact. Worth pondering over… – Dr. Ashley…

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Communicating with the unborn child

This article about haptonomy in France was written by journalist Fiona Campbell for Junior Pregnancy and Baby Magazine and is transcribed below. She is a writer and photographer and you can view her latest work on www.fionacampbelllondon.com Bonding the French Way Haptonomy may sound like a nebulous way of getting in touch with your unborn child, but in France it’s subsidised by the state.  By happy coincidence, I became pregnant at the…

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