During these FOUR sessions making up this workshop, participants will enjoy the following benefits:
INTERACTION - Promotes parent-infant bonding, secure attachment, verbal and non verbal communication, one to one quality time, feeling respected, using all senses - love, tolerance, imitation and empathy.
STIMULATION - Stimulates all body systems, aids the immune system, improves learning ability & muscular development, helps sensory integration and mind/body awareness while helps in language development.
- RELIEF - Helps with gas & colic, constipation, gastro-intestinal cramps, excess mucus. Growing pains, muscular tension, teething discomfort, softens the skin, sensitivity to touch and physical and psychological tension.
- RELAXATION - Improves sleep patterns, helps normalise muscle tone, increases flexibility, reduces stress levels, less allergies, regulates behavioral states and the infant's ability to control and calm him/herself.
Baby massage is also a wonderful way for parents to spend quality time with their little one, it improves their self-esteem and confidence as a new parent, decreases the chances of postnatal depression and provides an excellent opportunity for fathers to bond with their baby.