DEVELOPMENTAL BABY MASSAGE
BABIES FROM 6 WEEKS OLD
TO ACTIVE CRAWLING
A course, meeting once a week, for a 1 hour group session teaching Mothers, Fathers, Carers and Guardians Developmental Baby Massage.
Throughout each weeks session, we will work together on techniques used to gently massage your baby. We will work on a routine that will be built upon throughout each session, massaging different body parts, to build up to a full body massage, starting "toe to top", this includes feet, legs, hips, belly, chest, shoulders, arms, hands, back, neck, head and face.
Developmental Baby Massage is designed to give parents and carers the knowledge and life long skills to gently massage their babies.
Touch is your new-born's first language, it is their prime means of communication and plays an essential role in the forming of early parent-child relationships. Massaging your baby allows you to express emotional affection and to fulfil your baby's need for physical contact.
The benefits of massage are both emotional and physical,
so your baby will achieve all round well being.
Developmental Baby Massage benefits are endless, for parent/carer it helps build confidence and trust, strengthening relationship and learning how to handle your baby with confidence and it also supports with PND, for babies, it helps aid good sleep, helps to relieve the pain of trapped wind, constipation, colic and teething, it helps encourage tummy time,
it supports with baby brain development and overall development,
it helps with weight gain, but most importantly...
this is a great time to dedicate one-to-one, skin-to-skin time, bonding and relaxing with your baby, in a wonderful, loving, supportive space.