Cuddle time

Cuddles with your baby are precious for you - but they're also vital for baby's bond too.

Cuddles promote the flow of oxytocin in you both, the love hormone which makes you both feel warm and fuzzy inside.

Be careful of newborn babies' heads when cuddling - be very gentle and avoid shaking them.

A mum cuddling her baby son.

Cuddling together is vital for bonding with your baby.

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