Infant massage can provide wonderful benefits for your baby's health and well-being. Opening up channels of responsive communication through nurturing touch can elevate the unique bond between you and your baby.
By using simple baby massage techniques, you can provide relief from common ailments such as colic, constipation and teething.
Baby massage improves circulation, increasing the flow of oxygen throughout your baby's body. This strengthens the digestive and nervous systems, eases muscles and joints and boosts the immune system.
Introducing baby massage into a bedtime routine can help to ease your baby into the rhythm of being awake in the daytime and asleep at night.
Oxytocin, also known as 'the love hormone' is naturally produced during skin-to-skin contact. Baby massage can contribute towards a secure, positive attachment and life-long emotional well-being.
"This is the first baby group I have attended and I couldn’t recommend it enough. Not only was it useful and informative but it was fun and in such a calm, clean and relaxing environment. My little boy really enjoyed it and was always so relaxed he’d fall asleep at the end!"
* Suitable for babies from 6 weeks to crawling *
Sweetest Feeling Infant Massage courses comprise four weekly sessions, each of 90 minute duration. Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 10 participants.
Courses are held at The Alver Valley Family Centre in Gosport, Ashcroft Arts Centre in Fareham and LBhealthcare in Whiteley.
Gosport | Wednesdays 10:00-11:30am
Fareham | Thursdays 12:30-2:00pm
Whiteley | Fridays 10:00-11:30am
(excluding bank holidays)