The benefits of Infant massage in the treatment colic issues

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The benefits of Infant massage in the treatment colic issues

The Benefits Of Infant Massage In The Treatment Colic Issues

Infantile colic, cry-fuss and sleep problems are transient in the initial months of life of the baby and studies have proven that they contribute to maternal depression, parenting stress and family mental health problems.

Researches shows that massaging the baby during the first one-week after the birth, significantly improved colic problems. One of the really nice things that you can do for a baby with colic is to use some massage techniques that support and massage the abdomen, which is often really hard and uncomfortable.

International Association of Infant massage trains mothers in various massage techniques including the techniques for the relief of colic/Gas. These massage routines by IAIM can be used when problems like tummy pain, wind, constipation or colic occur. The strokes should be repeated 2-3 times a day at least for 2 weeks for more benefits.

Apart from helping the baby having colic issues,

Each Massage May Stimulate:

  • Circulatory and digestive systems
  • Hormonal and immune systems
  • Coordination and balance
  • Learning and concentration
  • Muscular development and growth
  • Mind and body awareness