The benefits of baby massage are massive!
Not only is it the cutest thing you can do with your little baby, but it also has a whole host of physical and mental benefits for both you and your baby.
Bonding By giving your baby your complete attention and without distraction, this enables your bond and connection to grow even stronger. Vital when it comes to understanding your babies movements and body language. This in turn enables you to understand their needs greater and for a more relaxing journey into parenthood.
Touch Touching and stroking your baby is a sure way to help with their physical, psychological sensory and emotional development.
Aids development Gentle touch massage can encourage your baby to eat better, sleep better and grow better
Relief from wind, colic and constipation Light touch and stroking can help your baby with any digestive issues and certain techniques can help to relieve trapped wind or symptoms of colic.
and these are but a few of the benefits!
Other include things like meeting other new mums in your area, having the opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy the company of your baby in a realxed and calm setting.
And if you were to come along to the PEP Midwives baby massage course, you have the opportunity to chat to a midwife regarding any of your postnatal issues. Be that feeding, coping with a newborn or just general new mum issues.
If you like the sound of all of that, head over to our baby classes page to book yourself in for the next course.