M is for Massage Time #A2ZChallenge


“Being touched and caressed, being massaged, is food for the infant; food as necessary as minerals, vitamins, and proteins. Deprived of this food, the name of which is love, babies would rather die. And often they do.” — Frederick Leboyer

When Mommy and I returned from the hospital everybody was talking something known as massage. I used to wonder what it is? Finally, after 2 weeks, a strange-looking woman came and started rubbing my legs and arms. As mommy could not get up from the bed due to her operation, this woman got the honours to do my massage and sometimes Miss A’s too. Within, a week Mommy removed this massage lady as Miss A told Mom that this lady had a very rough hand. She did not like the massage because her chapped fingers had pricked her soft skin … you can well imagine what I must have gone through on my extra soft baby skin.

After that Mommy took over…

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