Baby massage

Massage is a great job to bond with your baby .basically, Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Baby massage can help to grow better and become behave better. Keep in mind; don't try a massage just before or after a meal or when she needs a nap Massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine.
Baby Massage Supplies
  • Low lights
  • Soft music
  • Tissues or paper towels to wipe up excess oil
  • A small amount of baby oil (olive oil works well, too)
  • A soft towel or blanket to cover your baby
  • A pacifier, if it's calming for your little one.
Baby Massage Tips
  • The legs are a good place to start massage because they are very less sensitive than some other parts of the body.
  • Try sitting on the floor, bed or sofa, with your baby safely on a towel in front of you.
  • Find a position that's comfortable, gives you good eye contact with no overhead lights and where your baby is warm.
  • Baby's tummies are a significant source of distress, as their digestive systems are quite immature at birth and it needs a fair bit of time to get used to breast milk or formula.
  • Tummy massage strokes can help provide relief from common tummy discomforts, such as gas and constipation.
  • It's up to you whether your baby is nappy-free, but it can help to at least loosen the nappy when massaging the tummy.
Benifit of Baby Massage
  • Benefits of massage for baby
  • Feeling closer to your baby
  • Relaxes & Soothes
  • Improve skin condition
  • Helps digestion
  • Relief for teething pain
  • Relaxes parents
  • Improves circulation
  • Enhances immune system function
  • Helps baby/child to sleep deeper and more soundly
  • Helps with congestion, gas, and colic
Benefits for Parents
  • Teaches parents how to read their infants' cues and recognize their states of awareness
  • Develops confidence when handling their baby
  • Gives parents a special way to interact with their children who may be hospitalized. Helps parents feel a greater part of the healing process.
  • Enhances loving communication, helping parents to understand and respond to their baby's non-verbal language
  • Take one foot and gently rotate it a few times in each direction, then stroke the top of her foot from the ankle down to the toes. Switch feet and repeat.
  • Provides 'permission' to relax together with their baby
  • Increases awareness of baby's growth and development
  • Gives parents the tools for understanding their child's unique rhythms and patterns
  • Daily massage helps parents to unwind and relax