What are the benefits of an infant massage?
The ancient art of infant massage has been practiced for centuries by cultures around the world and is one of the earliest stimuli a parent can provide for their infant. By using simple massage strokes, you can enhance your role as a parent and provide the right type of stimuli to promote optimal development. You and your baby will experience many benefits from infant massage during a child’s first years and for years to come. Here’s more about the benefits of this special technique from our physical therapists who are certified in infant massage.
Massage has many other physical and emotional benefits for your baby. These benefits include:
There are also benefits for parents and the development of parenting skills. The act of massaging an infant helps:
How touch and infant massage can enhance development?Early development is influenced by touch and infant massage can support development in these five areas: