Benefits of Infant Massage
Massage is a great way to begin cultivating a lifelong relationship.
Why Infant Massage?
Massaging your baby is a preventative guide that provides a warm tender touch from the beginning of life. Knowing the benefits of providing warm touch early in life can enhance the quality of parenting and provide many health benefits to your baby.
Benefits of Infant Massage:
~Enhances bonding and attachment
~Fosters communication between child and parent
~Promotes social, emotional and cognitive development
~Promotes relaxation and decreases tension of daily stimulus
~Reduces irritability and crying
~Reduces gas, colic and intestinal distress
~Strengthens organ systems such as circulatory, nervous, musculature, digestive, respiratory and endocrine
Premature Baby Benefits:
~Improves weight gain
~Develops motor behavior
~Improves better clinical and developmental scores
~Can reduce hospital stay
~Provides an opportunity for parent involvement