A newborn baby should be massaged daily. This helps blood circulation.
A massage is only beneficial if done properly. In India, massage is usually left up to the bais, who could be unhygienic. Further, the child may be allergic to certain massage oils or other items like besan, malai etc.
Wrapping up the baby tight helps straighten out the limbs.
The fact is, your child's limbs will develop faster if they are loose and free to move around.
Milk is a complete food for the child till she turns one.
Milk, though excellent and imperative for your child's growth, lacks certain essential minerals like iron and Vitamin C. So though you can breastfeed her for as long as you like, it is not a COMPLETE food and should be supplemented with solids earlier on.
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