Importance of Baby Massage

Touch is essential to healthy human development. Infant Massage is one of three science-based caregiving activities (breastfeeding and kangaroo care) that promotes bonding and attachment. Infant Massage supports physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. The experience of massaging a baby provides benefits for both the baby and the parent. This symbiotic activity will assist both of you in getting better sleep as well as many other physiological and emotional benefits.

How does Infant Massage intensely support Bonding?
Infant Massage engages 4 of the 5 senses and possibly all 5 if kissing the baby is involved. The science of Infant Massage documents many physiological and emotional benefits for the baby and the caregiver. Learning infant massage is an incredible skill that supports the relationship between mothers and fathers, siblings and grandparents. Infant Massage is beneficial for babies with special needs and medical needs. Infant Massage is the gift that keeps on giving for years to come. The price of one class is priceless throughout a child’s lifetime, and it changes their life story!