Benefits

There are so many benefits to Baby Massage:

Below are just a few!

Benefits for babies:

  • Promotes bonding with the baby massage photoparents/caregivers, making your little one feel more secure in themselves
  • Promotes positive stimulation of all the systems of their tiny bodies ie: improves circulation of blood around their body
  • Can help with relief of Wind/Colic/Constipation/Cramps/Tension
  • Can relax your little one, reducing stress levels and enabling them to calm themselves
  • Can help to improve sleep patterns
  • Aids in weight gain and builds good muscle tone and flexibility

Benefits for Parents/Caregivers:

  • Builds a positive bond and promotes secure attachment with your little one
  • Improves parents/caregivers self esteem and confidence
  • Opportunity for the father to bond
  • Provides one-on-one quality time, especially if this is not your first baby!
  • Relaxes the parent/caregiver (increasing those positive “feel good” hormones Oxytocin and Prolactin)
  • If mom is breastfeeding, the increase in Prolactin hormone stimulates lactation/breastmilk
  • Decreases/Prevents Post Natal Depression for mom, due to the production of the “feel good” hormones and the relaxation benefit
  • Improves the sleep of Parents/Caregivers, due to the relaxation of your little one and the relaxation you gain from positive touch/communication
  • It is an opportunity to get out of the house and meet other new Moms/Dads/Caregivers and for Babies to socialise also!