Benefits of massage for babies:

  • Supports the bonding process.
  • Improves the blood circulation & digestion.
  • Sends a message of unconditional love & acceptance.
  • The baby learns how to relax and become more calm.
  • The baby feels that it is respected and his/her needs are cared for and considered.
  • Can improve sleep patterns.
  • Improves self-esteem and self-image.
  • Furthering of the development of the digestive tract and the respiratory organs.
  • Reduction of colic symptoms and digestive problems.
  • Improves muscle tone.
  • Sensory stimulation & integration.

Benefits of infant massage for the parent / caregiver:

  • Bonding and relaxation.
  • Enhance communication.
  • Increased parental competence in relating to and handling the baby.
  • Fun and loving way to spend quality time with your precious baby.
  • Opportunities for close bonds and intensive communion between two people.
  • Increase in prolactin/oxytocin production (hormone which enhances “motherly instincts / wellbeing).
  • Development of awareness through loving touch and caring attention.