Why Massage?

Baby Massage brings huge benefits for both babies and parents. The importance of positive touch from a physical and emotional perspective for adults and children alike has been well documented for years. Infant massage brings together elements of massage and reflexology. It will give you the knowledge and understanding to be able to help relieve many common complaints that little ones experience.

An important part of the class involves helping you, as parents, to begin to understand what your baby is trying to tell you so you can be respond and also be confident in your own ability.

Of course, as we’ve said before, it’s not all about the babies and there are numerous benefits for Mums too. Here’s an overview of how massage can help.

Benefits for babies

  • Relieves colic, wind and constipation
  • Enhances a baby’s feeling of security and love as it encourages the production of the bonding hormone ‘oxytocin’
  • Promotes and regulates sleep
  • Is soothing, calming and relaxing
  • Helps to strengthen the immune system
  • Helps with general growth and development
  • Enhances body awareness
  • Improves skin condition, muscle tone and flexibility
  • Supports the respiratory system so can be great for helping colds and snuffles
  • Helps babies learn to interact and play with others

 

Benefits for Mums and Dads

  • Encourages the nurturing instinct as it stimulates production of ‘oxytocin’
  • Builds your confidence in your ability to look after your baby
  • Allows special relaxing time for you and your baby
  • Helps you understand what your baby is trying to tell you
  • Class environment provides support and advice
  • Can helps to relieve the baby blues and post-natal depression
 

Who am I...?

I’m Katrina Higson, a qualified Infant Massage Instructor (QIMT). Welcome to my website where you can learn more about how baby massage can help you and your little one and find out how to join one of my classes.

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