At what age do babies show affection?
What age do babies kiss back?
You’ve sent plenty of smooches your baby’s way. Now she may blow one back. Just being able to bring her hand to her mouth is a big development.
Do babies feel love when you kiss them?
What does it mean when your baby hugs you?
It is an expression of affection, expressing, the study says, “joy, love, happiness, and warmth.” Both holding and hugging involve the application of some degree of pressure to the child’s back.