10 Benefits And Techniques for Massaging Your BabyOne thing is for sure, I can't stop holding, cuddling and kissing my newborn! My sweet girl will be three months this week and she is all giggles and smiles. I make sure to spend quality time with her, especially when M is busy playing and there is less chance of him being jealous. After her morning, bath time is especially my favorite because she is warm, smells divine and it's the perfect time to give her a massage!
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When M was born, my doctor suggested I take him to a baby massage class. I just stared at her blankly - I didn't know there were classes for that. However, I did end up going and aside from learning the benefits of massaging your baby I also made some great mama friends!
Massaging your baby is great way to bond, it soothes them and the fact is they need and love to be caressed. Most of it is instinctual, so just go with the flow! I use Aveeno Baby Lotion or my own homemade lotion but in the classes we also used olive oil (a bit too messy for me!)
Here are five ways to