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    Baby Massage

    Massage is a method of pressure on or friction against, or stroking, kneading, rubbing, tapping, pounding, vibrating or stimulating of the external soft parts of the body with the hands.

    Benefits of massage

    • Promotes bonding and communication
    • Assists in overall growth and development
    • Promotes sounder and longer sleep
    • Improves function of the respiratory, circulatory, digestive, eliminative, nervous, and immune systems
    • Reduces the symptoms of colic, gas and GI tract distress
    • Gives relief from the discomfort of teething and congestion.
    • Improves sensory awareness
    • Helps baby learn to relax, decreases production of stress hormones
    • Reduces fussiness
    • Enhances awareness of being loved, accepted, and responded to assists in increased vocalizations

      The following conditions represent situations where massage should be avoided?
    • Open or weeping wounds
    • Infected skin irritations
    • Fractures or other acute injuries
    • Bleeding
    • No massage over an unhealed navel
    • Burns, including sun burn
    • Undiagnosed lumps
    • No abdominal massage if the infant has hiccups or has just been fed


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    Re: Baby Massage

    Informative

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    Re: Baby Massage

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