Key Benefits of Infant Massage

There are numerous benefits from baby massage for both you and your baby!

These can include, for your baby –

  • Helping your baby feel securely attached
  • Help baby feel loved, valued and respected.
  • Reduce crying and emotional distress
  • Increased levels of relaxation and longer sleep
  • Development of body awareness & co-ordination.
  • Relief from wind, colic, constipation and teething discomfort.

For the parent/carer –

  • Feeling closer to your baby.
  • Gaining a deeper understanding of your baby’s behaviour, crying and body language.
  • providing an enjoyable opportunity to spend one to one time with your baby
  • feeling the relaxing effects of giving your baby a massage
  • increased confidence in your ability to care for and nurture your baby
  • Learning a life-long parenting skill.

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