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Infant Massage Burlington IA

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Ymca
(319) 753-6734
2410 Mount Pleasant St
Burlington, IA
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Ltt Massage
(319) 752-5530
1120 S Central Ave
Burlington, IA
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Creative Touch Swedish Massage
(319) 753-5302
421 S Leebrick St
Burlington, IA
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Midtown Hairstyling Salon
(319) 372-3004
701 18th St
Fort Madison, IA
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Curly Inn Beauty Salon
(319) 752-3930
214 North 4th Street Suite 2E
Burlington, IA
 
Schweizer Eric L Dr Dc
(319) 753-6086
400 S Leebrick St
Burlington, IA
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Style By Design
(319) 752-5155
1720 Summer St
Burlington, IA
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Hands on
(319) 392-8566
204 N Main St
Danville, IA
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Studio 61 Hair Design
(319) 372-5407
709 Avenue G
Fort Madison, IA
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Creative Touch Swedish Massage
(319) 753-5302
Burlington, IA
 
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Infant Massage

For years, adults have enjoyed the health and mental benefits of massage. Today, many parents are learning how infant massage can help their baby with colic symptoms, fussiness, and gas. Also, massaging your baby is a great way to bond with your baby, and increase closeness.

Infant massage can be done almost anywhere on an infant's body. Massage can help promote relaxation, increase circulation, and improve digestion in your baby. You can find infant massage courses at your local community center, or you can easily do it at home. It isn't difficult to learn some basic strokes.

The first step is the most important one does your baby want the massage? While an infant can't tell you in words that she doesn't want to be touched, pay close attention to body language as you begin to massage your baby. It can help to put some baby oil or sunflower oil on your hands for smooth, even strokes during the massage. Your baby will be most comfortable lying on her back, and use a blanket on the floor or changing table for the baby to lie on.

Begin with the baby's arms, gently squeezing the muscles as you move from the shoulders to the forearm. Give soft strokes with your hands along the length of the baby's arms, and alternate this a few times. At this point, your baby might open her fists or fully relax her arms, so watch her for cues. If her fists are clenched, you can use slow, circular motions on her palms to allow them to open.

Begin massaging the baby's chest with light strokes, moving to her shoulders and again down the arms. Repeat the same gentle muscle squeezing you did on the arms with the infant's legs, and use your thumb to push on the sole of the baby's foot. Stroke from heel to toe with your fingers. Push the baby's legs up to her chest very gently, and make a bicycle motion. This move is especially effective for colicky or gassy babies.

You can continue on to the abdomen and buttocks, massaging soft circles on the baby's stomach and backside. ...

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