Guide to Newborn Massage
Routine massage helps lead to happy, healthy baby development.
Touch is a powerful way to communicate your love to your baby. Through newborn massage, you can gain increased awareness of how your baby communicates. Watch this video to get some tips and tricks for massaging your baby.
In the first few weeks, use slow and positive strokes, not spending too much time on one area. Newborn babies may find their senses over-stimulated and most will seek solace in the arms of their parents for the first few weeks and some may just want a gentle stroke down their backs, over their clothes. Start easing into a routine with these newborn massage techniques and when your baby is older, visit our baby massage guide for more information on this important ritual.