Baby Massage

Baby Massage offers a wonderful opportunity for you to learn how to communicate with your baby through nurturing touch and massage.

I am a fully Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI) with the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM). I offer small classes in a relaxing, welcoming and homely environment.

What are the benefits of baby massage?

For your baby

Relief from wind, colic and constipation

Increase levels of relaxation and longer sleep

Reduce crying and emotional distress

Encourages tummy time which automatically strengthens baby’s neck muscles, back and arms.

Helping your baby to feel securely attached

Helping your baby to feel more loved, valued and respected

Development of body awareness and co-ordination

For you

Feeling closer to your baby

Gaining deeper understanding of your baby’s behaviour, crying and body language

Providing an enjoyable opportunity for you to spend one-to-one time with your baby

Feeling the relaxing effects of giving your baby a massage

Increased confidence in your ability to care for and nurture your baby

Learning a life-long parenting skill

 

Studies from around the world have shown that Infant Massage reduces post-natal depression and can improve mother/ baby relationships – to read more about this click here