Massaging your baby is a beautiful and loving way to begin a lifelong relationship. All babies understand the common language of touch. Beginning massage early can improve the quality of parenting and promote well being through bonding and increasing the confidence you need as parents in nurturing and caring for your infant. It's never too late to begin infant massage. Whatever your child's age, newborn, toddler to several years old, massage will bring immediate results. They will sleep better, be more self-assured and cry less with colic and gas with the use of specific massage techniques. Many expectant parents receive instruction prior to delivery so they are ready to begin "The Art of Infant Massage" right from the start.
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