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What is Baby Massage? 

Advantages of massaging a baby:

  • Relaxation

  • Stimulating the:

  • Immunes system

  • Nervous system

  • Circulation

  • Endocrine system

  • Respiratory system

  • Digestive system

  • It helps for colic, teething, constipation and sleeping problems

  • It strengthens the emotional bond between mother and baby.

  • It stimulates development

 

Advantages of baby massage for the mother:

  • Touching your baby will stimulate the secretion of prolactin and therefore milk production

  • It strengthens the emotional bond between mother and baby.

  • One on one communication will help the mother to understand the needs of her baby.

  • It is very relaxing for the mother

 

About the course

This module covers both the theoretical and practical fundamentals of administering a full body massage to a baby of 3 months or older. This course applies to mothers wanting to massage their own children, or therapists who would like to offer this massage.

 

Pre-requisites

No pre-requisites.

 

Duration

This is a 1 day course. 20 Experiential hours must be completed by the learner before a final assessment can be done.

 

Kit

Included in the course cost is a manual, training DVD and the 100ml Massage Oil.