“One of the best feelings in the world is when you hug a person you love, and they hug you back”. If you are a mom, you comprehend this feeling like no one else can. Remember the first time you hugged your baby? Remember what it felt like? Ecstatic – that’s how I felt at that moment. Ever since that day, hugging my baby is the best part of my day.
I hug my baby after he wakes up, I hug him after every breastfeeding session, and I hug him just because he looks so cute. I hug him after a fall, after a bath, after a play session, each time he throws a tantrum, I hug him at bedtime, and I hug him after he has slept. I have often heard that I am spoiling my baby, but for us, there is no such thing as too much kissing, too much hugging, too much cuddling or too much LOVE.
Here are reasons why I believe every mom must hug her child as much as she can right from her baby’s birth:
1. Because your child loves it
Your child has been in the womb for a long time. They recognise your touch and your voice. Remember how you placed your hand on your belly and spoke to them during your pregnancy? Your touch makes them feel safe and special now that they are out in the world. Read more