For years, we have been taught to believe that holding a baby too much “spoils”
them. But experts believe that touch is crucial to a baby’s development and
gives them the foundation to grow emotionally, physically, and intellectually.
Also, whenever you or your partner immediately attend to your baby’s cry for
food, cuddle or sleep, you’re making your baby realise that you’ll be there
always which will strengthen your bond with him/her. Whenever you hold your
child, make sure that your hands are clean as small babies are prone to getting