Loving Hands: The Traditional Art of Baby Massage

Loving Hands: The Traditional Art of Baby Massage

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by Frederick Leboyer
     
 

The international classic—the ancient art described and illustrated with 70 of the author's own photographs.

In Loving Hands, the renowned obstetrician uses his deep insight into childcare—as well as knowledge gleaned from traveling in India—to show how to use the flowing rhythms of the art of baby massage to communicate love and

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The international classic—the ancient art described and illustrated with 70 of the author's own photographs.

In Loving Hands, the renowned obstetrician uses his deep insight into childcare—as well as knowledge gleaned from traveling in India—to show how to use the flowing rhythms of the art of baby massage to communicate love and strength to infants in the weeks and months following birth. The book explains the simple techniques of the massage by following a radiant young mother as she communicates to her children through the primal language of touch and sensation.

Editorial Reviews

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"Leboyer is that rare modern combination of scientist, mystic and poet." —Newsweek

"Leboyer's sensitive portrayal of the beginning of life…reveals an original mind pondering the oldest of subjects." —Washington Post Book World

Newsweek
Leboyer is that rare combination of scientist, mystic, and poet.
Washington Post Book World
Leboyer's sensitive portrayal of the beginning of life ... reveals an original mind pondering the oldest of subjects.
Book World Washington Post
"Leboye's sensitive portrayal of the beginning of life ... reveals an original mind pondering the oldest of subjects."
Psychology Today
"Leboyer puts the baby into psychologicla focus. He conveys his message with superb photography and poetic language."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557043146
Publisher:
Newmarket Press
Publication date:
04/15/1997
Series:
Childcare/Parenting Guides Series
Edition description:
1ST PBK
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.43(d)

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