Have you wondered what Infant Massage was all about?
Amanda Smith: What do you understand is the benefits of massaging newborns?
The program is worth reading or listening to - it points out the difference between tickling and massaging - also how we all benefit from safe and appropriate physical touch. I was pleased to see this insightful comment on the program by a new dad...
I've found grappling (BJJ) to be a great way to stay sane post-natally... Some of the blokey lust I've felt in the course of a day are actually allayed by getting enough asexual touch. Kind of like mixing hunger signals for thirst signals..