Skin is the first line of defense against disease and is a major warning system for danger. It’s critical to your survival and to the survival of many species.
Kittens, who are removed from mother need to have their digestive systems massaged in order to live. Mother cat instinctively licks their bellies to jump start their digestive systems.
Human babies undergo the same kind of “licking” and massaging as they move through the birth canal.
This important process of stimulating every part of their bodies sends critical information to the brain. This is why babies delivered by Cesarean section need massage at birth.
Skin takes a beating. Look your kids over to make sure their skin is healthy. Having strong armor, so to speak, protects them.
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