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
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