Why infant massage for you and your baby?
BONDING Promotes the parent/child bond—secure attachments and strong, healthy relationships based on trust and security to last a lifetime.
RELIEF Soothes gastrointestinal pain/discomfort, colic, restless, and sleepless days...and nights. Promotes regular sleep/wake cycles.
SOCIABILITY Decreasing stress and anxiety in social and public situations
GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT Studies report that regular massage stimulates early and healthy growth stages, brain development and infant state regulation.
REDUCE STRESS Promotes the release of anti-stress hormones that are beneficial for both parent/s and baby.
CIRCULATION & HEALING Increasing the flow and efficiency of the body systems. Infant Massage promotes healthy weight gain and healing in infants experience preterm life and time in the NICU.
COMMUNICATION Learn your infant’s non-verbal language. Communicate your love through nurturing and compassionate touch.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM THIS INFANT MASSAGE CLASS?...
*Personalized attention by an instructor with proper training and experience *Comfort in knowing that contact with the child remains exclusive to parent(s) *A causal, relaxed & positive atmosphere - Stop & start as you & your child need to * Group and Private classes for ages 3 weeks to crawling
For further information please contact:
Eli Ko, LMFT, RPT, CEIM
For the latest clinical research on infant massage please visit the Touch Research Institutes at: http://pediatrics.med.miami.edu/touch-research