Learn About the Benefits of Massaging your baby...
♥ helps foster love, compassion and respect for your baby
♥ enhances neurological development
♥ improves circulation increasing the oxygen and nutrients that flow to your baby's entire body
♥ increases your baby's sensory awareness
♥ improves her digestion
♥ helps your baby sleep better
♥ relieves the discomfort associated with teething, pain, congestion, gas & colic.
♥ helps balance her hormones
♥ increases bonding with your baby through nurturing touch
♥ promotes physical and psychological development
♥ develops a bond between you and your baby that will last a lifetime.
"May I massage you?"
Now, every time Jamie's mother or father ask permission to massage her, she straigtens out her arms and legs in anticipation.
Every massage session starts with asking your baby's permission to massage her. This shows respect for your baby as a person.
Resting your hands on the part of your baby's body you want to massage helps prepare them for the massage.
Jamie loves her daily massage.
Hippocrates, regarded as the father of modern medicine, said in the 4th century BC,
"The way to health is to have an aromatic bath and scented massage every day."
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