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What is Infant Massage?
Mothers all over the world know their babies need to be touched, held, carried, cuddled, and rocked. Infant Massage is another technique that has been an ancient tradition in many cultures and only recently rediscovered in the West. It provides a natural and positive method between caregiver and baby that clinical studies show promote bonding as well as improve babies health and emotional well being.
Infant Massage Promotes Bonding
Infant Massage can aid in the development of the bonding process between mother and baby. All components of bonding are involved:
Regularly massaging your baby can improve mothers nurturing skills and enhance babys well being, disposition, and the relationship between mother and child.
General Benefits for your Baby
According to studies conducted at the University of Miami Medical Schools Touch Research Institute, Infant Massage has been found to:
Other Benefits for Special Infants
Other benefits were discovered at the Touch Research Institute of University of Miami Medical School for Preterm Infants. Studies concluded that massaged preterm infants in comparison to non-massaged babies:
These therapies can only take place in the Hospital since they take place in Incubators. Check with your local health care provider if Infant Massage is available.
How MassageWorks can Help
MassageWorks provides courses, taught by certified instructors for parents, caregivers, and their babies. Classes are designed for babies, aged three weeks and crawling, as well as older toddlers. The courses are designed to teach all involved the benefits of massage and specific Infant massage techniques. Each class is geared to the babys individual needs and developmental level. MassageWorks also provides services and demonstrations for professional groups. Private instruction is available and can be designed to address special needs of parent and child.
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