Book DescriptionLoving touch and bodily contact is essential for the healthy development of babies and toddlers. The author of this book explains when massage can help and shows the connection between tactile stimulation and physiological reactions in children. Julia Woodfield introduces various massage techniques: Leboyer?s method, RISS, kangaroo, and polarity. Photographs and illustrations help demonstrate these methods. This is an essential book for parents who want to understand what they can dotoward the well being of their children. Includes 60 photographs and 30 illustrations to demonstrate step-by-step methods.