baby massage

The Benefits of a Baby Massage

You know what happens: The minute you put your baby down, the cry comes. Pick your baby up and, presto — serene and smiley again. If just holding your baby can be so soothing, imagine the benefits of a full-body massage. In fact, studies have shown that massaging an infant can reduce crying and fussiness, help the child sleep more peacefully, and alleviate common wail-inducers like constipation and colic. Some say that it even boosts a baby’s ability to fight off germs. Read more