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Communicating With Your
Baby Through Massage
 
 
An Introduction to Baby Massage
 
 
Why Touch is Important
 
 
The Benefits of Massage
 
 
Baby Massage Courses
 
 
Company Background Information
 
 
Testimonials
 
Caring4Baby
www.caring4baby.com
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  • teaching the techniques of Baby Massage
  • throughout West London
  • to help improve the well-being of parents and their infants.

The Benefits of Massage

For parent and infant -

  • Develops and strengthens the parent-baby relationship
  • Fosters mutual trust and understanding and develops a parent's confidence in their ability to handle their baby
  • Offers opportunities for language and communication to develop

For babies -

Psychological benefits
  • Relaxes baby and induces feelings of well-being
  • Reassures baby he/she is resilient, loved and wanted
  • Develops baby's awareness of his/her own body

Physiological benefits
  • Stimulates and strengthens the baby's immune system and circulation, both of which are immature at birth
  • Improves the texture and appearance of the skin
  • Promotes relaxation and helps induce sleep
  • Aids digestion by stimulating the Vagus nerve, which helps in the release of food absorption hormones and enzymes, encourages weight gain and stimulation of appetite
  • Aids the digestive process through to elimination. Can therefore help relieve colic and constipation
  • Encourages the development of strong muscles and good muscle tone, better muscular coordination and joint mobility
  • Promotes full and deep respiration - better oxygen supply enables tissues to grow and develop
  • Promotes improved sensory awareness
  • Enhances neurological and motor development