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Premies: Maternal Touch Has 10-Year Effects

Mother-infant positive physical contact has been documented to organize the infant’s systems and their development. In a new study with premature babies, brief positive physical contact influenced sleep patterns, brain development, self-control and stress reactivity. Read More

Women's bodies are amazing

I enjoyed your article. I sometimes wonder how much of the benefits of breastfeeding are due to the human contact rather than the components of breastmilk. I wouldn't want to have to choose one over the other.

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Darcia Narvaez is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame and Executive Editor of the Journal of Moral Education.

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