Father‐infant Interactions are Enhanced by Massage Therapy

  title={Father‐infant Interactions are Enhanced by Massage Therapy},
  author={Chris Cullen and Tiffany Martini Field and Angelica Escalona and Kristin Hartshorn},
  journal={Early Child Development and Care},
  pages={41 - 47}
Infants were given massages by their fathers for 15 minutes prior to their daily bedtime for one month. By the end of the study, the fathers who massaged their infants were more expressive and showed more enjoyment and more warmth during floor‐play interactions with their infants. 
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