Simple Infant Massage Tips

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The most excellent way to a baby' heart is through her stomach. Well, this is true. If you are looking for the eventual bonding with your baby then you will have to practice infant massage techniques. If you do not know it, then you can easily learn it.
So let's get started on learning a little bit about infant massage techniques. Daily baby massage is a great way to strengthen your bond with your baby. It also promotes better sleep, relief of colic, and it boosts your baby's immune system.

Finish up the massage with some leg movements. You can do slow steady bicycle movements a few times (ie. alternating leg bends) and then gently bend both kness up toward the chest (ideally the legs will touch the chest) and then slowly extend them back out. Do these leg movements several times as well.

With so may infant massage classes available you should be able to find one in your area. But even more convenient are the online courses and the infant massage teaching DVD's that will turn you into a trained baby masseuse in no time.

Parent and baby bonding. Bonds are established through touch. Many parents carry their children everywhere they go until they no longer want to be carried. This is because the parent wants to keep the bond with their child alive. By spending quality time as an infant through infant massage a parent bonds with their child instantly and creates an atmosphere of relaxation and safety.

Physically, these specific movements stimulate babies' nervous systems. In particular, it speeds up the process called myelination, which promotes communication between the brain and body. This is very important in early growth, because it means that they will be better able to develop control over their movements.

Massage therapy helps lower blood pressure, helps relieve insomnia, and improves circulation, and getting massage on a regular basis is a great way for maximizing health. While getting a professional massage is a great way to improve your well-being, you can also practice simple massage techniques at home.

That's just a quick review of a few of the benefits of infant massage therapy. If you want to learn more, just read on, and don't forget about one of the many infant massage distant learning course options online. There are several companies that offer the course in DVD form which is handy and convenient.

Massaging your baby communicates love, releases tension and will help you better understand your baby's needs. Massage also helps strengthen the bond between an infant and parent. The best part, you don't need any special skills to massage your baby.

It is really amazing, and it is something that's done in a lot of other cultures. It does sort of feel new to us somehow here in North America, but a lot of parents don't realize that they're actually doing it on a regular basis.

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This article was published on 2010/12/23