Baby Massage

Association of Infant Massage

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the International Association of Infant Massage is to promote nurturing touch and communication through training, education and research so that parents, caregivers and children are loved, valued and respected throughout the world community.

Baby Massage reduces colicky symptoms and improves sleep 	
            patterns

Benefits to all Babies:

  • Supports the bonding process
  • Improves the blood circulation, digestion and inner equilibrium (balance)
  • Conveys a consciousness of love, acceptance and security
  • The baby learns how to relax and become calmer
  • The baby feels respected and his/her needs are cared for and respected
  • Can improve sleep patterns
  • Stimulates a heightened sense of wellbeing
  • Furthering of the development of the digestive tract and the respiratory organs
  • Reduction in colicky symptoms and digestive problems

Benefits for the Parents:

  • Bonding and relaxation
  • Communication, verbal and non-verbal
  • Increased parental competence in relating to and handling the baby
  • Opportunities for close bonds and intensive communication between 2 people
  • Increase in prolactin/oxytocin (hormone which furthers 'motherly instincts' and wellbeing)
  • Development of awareness through loving touch and caring attention
  • Positive effects extending to other relationships i.e. partner and children
  • Teaching, in group's offers parents the opportunity for reciprocal exchange of ideas and experiences

Benefits for babies with Special Needs: (additional to those above)

  • Promotes relaxation of tense muscles
  • Stimulates muscle tone of hypotonic babies
  • Increases baby's alert state promoting ability to concentrate
  • Promotes weight gain
  • Can increase length and depth of sleep
  • Helps to regulate hypo- or hyper- sensitivity to touch
  • Stimulation of blood circulation, which reduces 'marbled vein' skin
  • General relaxation



***BABY MASSAGE CLASSES - Now Available


baby massage group

Our ever successful Baby Massage Classes are running (1hr.), once a week for 4 weeks. Each Mum/Dad will be given a Manual Handout at the end of class. Massage oil is provided.

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