massage can help to relieve colic and teething pain

The benefits of baby massage

Parents who come on our courses learn so much more than just a massage routine. The comprehensive IAIM baby massage curriculum covers touch, movement, relaxation, interaction and communication. Click here for full details of the IAIM course content.

Why not come along to one of our courses and join the many thousands of parents who have already discovered the numerous benefits of baby massage. Parents who have already attended our course tell us that the benefits can include:

For your baby

  • Helping your baby to feel securely attached
  • Helping your baby to feel more loved, valued and respected
  • Reduced crying and emotional distress
  • Increased levels of relaxation and longer sleep
  • Development of body awareness and coordination
  • Relief from wind, colic, constipation and teething discomfort

For you

  • Feeling closer to your baby
  • Gaining a deeper understanding of your baby's behavior, 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

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