THE BENEFITS OF CO-BATHING
Having skin to skin contact releases the hormone oxytocin “the love hormone” which promotes bonding.
Oxytocin is a hormone and a neurotransmitter that is associated with empathy, trust, sexual activity, and relationship-building. Co-bathing with skin to skin contact encourages bonding between you and your partner, so get close!
Chest to chest contact helps regulate heart rate, breathing and body temperature.
Chest to chest contact regulates body temperature and this phenomenon is called “thermal synchrony.” It is often practiced between mother and newborn. Being skin to skin is stress reducing as it helps keep heart rate and breathing normal as well.Warm water against the skin increases blood flow and releases endorphins.
Warm water has so many benefits such as increasing blood flow which improves your cardiovascular health. This is due to the natural widening of the blood vessels when exposed to high temperatures. This enhanced blood flow can also help soothe stiff joints and tired muscles.Helps focus on each other’s bodies.
Take a moment to take each other in. This is a great opportunity to learn how to take care of your partner and boost intimacy between each other.Conserves water and saves money.
Another benefit to co-bathing together is that you can save water. This is not only budget friendly on your water bill, but it's good for the planet to conserve water wherever you can. Saving the planet and your money all at the same time!