What is baby massage?
Baby massage is a technique used by caregivers that incorporates Rhythmic touch, gentle nurturing strokes, comfort and communication. This technique has been used for over 30 years and has many benefits for both parent and baby. It is an amazing way to build attachment bonds, ease symptoms and have great fun with your little one!
What are the benefits of baby massage?
Baby massage has a incredible amount of benefits to both parent and baby. Here at Amore Sensory we just love being able to experience this amazing journey with all our customers!
The benefits include;
• Help aid and improve attachment bonding.
• Helps improve positive communication and interaction.
• Help with symptoms such as teething, congestion, wind, colic and constipation.
• Help with sleep routines.
• Create a relaxing, safe, calm environment for you and your baby.
• Stimulate your baby using sensory touch.
When can I start baby massage? How old does my baby have to be?
Although there are no specific guidelines regarding when to start baby massage we would recommend to start from 6 weeks old after their first checkup.
How long will the course run for and what is the cost?
The course will run for 5 weeks at Amore sensory centre.
And will cost £30 per course.
What should we wear and what should I bring?
We would recommend wearing something comfortable, we will ask you to strip your bay down to these vest or nappy so we do recommend dressing your baby in comfortable clothing e.g vest and baby grow. All we ask you to bring is anything you would normally carry I your baby change bag and a towel to use during the session. As part of the course we will provide baby massage mats and you will also receive a free bottle of organic rapeseed oil to use in class and at home!
Please contact the centre before booking if there are any medical conditions we need to be aware of, as we may need a GPs letter from you before starting you on the course.
We look forward to meeting you!