Baby Massage

Why baby massage?

There really are just so many benefits! Here are some of the key benefits of baby massage that I love and why I started Baby Belles!

Massage and touch have been used for centuries to promote wellbeing, heal the body and the mind. Depending on strokes used, massage can either relax and calm muscles or stimulate them. Massage can also clear waste through the lymphatic drainage system as well as boost the immune system.

promotes bonding, a fantastic time to forget about everything else and purely focus on this special time you have dedicated to your baby with no distractions of everyday life

releases the love hormone oxytocin in both parent and baby

strokes on the tummy help to move trapped wind around and relieves the pain some babies can experience from this

gentle strokes across the chest and sinuses are great for helping babies with congestion