Massage Your Babies

11 Ways to Massage Your Babies to Boost Their Development

Here’s why massage is so important for both the baby and their caretaker


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Massage is not just an amazing way to express all the warm feelings you have for your baby. It enhances blood circulation, reduces the amount of stress hormones, and releases oxytocin. Experts note that it helps to stimulate the nervous system, boosting brain development, and improving motor skills.


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For mothers, it’s crucial to feel bonded with their little ones. The first year of motherhood can be tough, so it might help to avoid postnatal depression, since massage releases the hormone of love and happiness.

Have you tried massaging your child? What was your baby’s favorite technique? We’d love to hear about your experience!


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