Baby Massage and Bonding

Baby Massage and Bonding

Probably the most obvious and largest benefit of Baby Massage is the development of parent-child attachment or ‘bond’. A difficult birth, breastfeeding problems, postnatal depression – all of these circumstances can interrupt or slow the mother-child bond and Baby Massage is a fantastic way of developing this precious relationship and kick starting the attachment process. […]

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Infant Massage and Dads

For Dads Dads can be anywhere on the scale from totally hands-on to totally hands-off and most are somewhere in between. Getting involved in a massage routine with their baby can bring benefits such as increased bonding, improved confidence and generally being in tune together. It creates some special time for them (and let’s face […]

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Bonding and Infant Massage

Bonding Bonding is a mythical beast – to some it comes naturally, to others it grows over time and anyway it is impossible to define. Like love in the movies, parent and child bonding is often romanticised and dramatised and an image of perfection is projected out from magazines and television. Personally I found my […]

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Trapped Wind and Infant Massage

Trapped Wind/Winding Problems Anyone who has tried to get back to sleep with a squirming, grunting, plain noisy little angel thrashing around in the Moses basket next to your head will identify with this concern. Often simply due to their immature digestive system, wind and the extracting of it can become a family obsession (note […]

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Constipation and Infant Massage

Constipation Constipation and difficulty going to the toilet can be really distressing for both babies and parents. As the child becomes more aware, they can begin to hold back which compounds the problem and to see a child becoming increasingly upset because they do not want to go to the toilet is difficult. Of course […]

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