Infant massage is stimulating, relaxing, bonding and relief for your baby. You don’t really need much to get started. All you need is a comfortable location, possibly on the floor with a blanket, or on your bed. Some nice all natural baby oil. It can’t hurt to have a really good book about Infant Massage. And of course, you and your baby.
One of the first senses to kick in for an infant is touch. Infant massage will help your baby make connections that will trigger brain function and will promote a sense of security. The benefit’s of this healing, nurturing art will last a lifetime.
Benefits of Infant Massage for Baby from Infant Massage USA
Relaxes child and helps to decrease stress for you and your baby.
Relieves discomfort from constipation, gas, and colic.
Helps normalize muscle tone and improve blood circulation.
Helps baby sleep better (and, therefore, parents sleep better!).
Stimulates brain development and improves sensory awareness.
Babies cry less, as the parent is more responsive to babies’ cues.
Promotes bonding and attachment.