In the world we live in, it is heartening to hear a story about people caring deeply for children –- especially tiny babies. Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy Born two months premature, … Read More
Studies show that gentle touch lowers heart and respiratory rates and reduces stress — particularly important for premature babies who, on average, undergo many painful, necessary medical procedures each day.
Another form of therapy? Sisterly bonding, their mother says. When placed side by side, the babies also seem to comfort each other in their own way, she says.