The chemistry of face to face interaction is an automatic and instinctive response for the baby and for the adult involved. When we smile at a baby our pupils dilate – a sign that the sympathetic nervous system is pleasurably aroused. When baby sees the smiling face and dilated pupils his sympathetic nervous system is also automatically aroused. His Read more
Why many health professionals have got it wrong A commonly recommended pattern of caring for baby is “Feed, play, sleep”. This may be quite appropriate for babies over 3 months of age however for young babies I advise adapting it to “Feed, play, comfort, sleep”. This is because young babies’ neurological and digestive systems are Read more
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