Baby Massage: The Calming Power of Touch

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Penguin, Jan 6, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 96 pages
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Baby Massage offers parents and caretakers safe and easy-to-learn massage techniques that reinforce bonding and all-around wellbeing. Step-by-step pictures show simple methods to soothe fretful babies, help them to get to sleep, and ease the pain of common ailments such as colic, and teething. Massage has been proven to enhance babies' and toddlers' brain development, encouraging brighter, happier children--and this beautifully illustrated guidemakes it abundantly clear how easy it is to learn how.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION 7
7
WHY MASSAGE? 12
12
PREPARING TO MASSAGE 14
14
GETTING STARTED 16
16
Arms and Hands 18
18
The Chest 20
20
The Abdomen 21
21
Legs and Feet 22
22
SOOTHING TO SLEEP 46
46
TODDLER PLAYTIME 48
48
INDIAN MASSAGE 52
52
AFRICAN MASSAGE 54
54
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 56
56
PREMATURE BABIES 62
62
NEWBORN BABIES 68
68
OLDER BABIES 72
72

Finishing Strokes on the Front 25
25
The Back 26
26
The Bottom 30
30
The Legs 31
31
The Head 32
32
The Face 33
33
Arm Stretches 36
36
Leg Stretches 37
37
Arm and Leg Stretch Sequence 38
38
Finishing Strokes 39
39
AFTER A BATH 42
42
DIAPER CHANGING 44
44
TODDLERS 74
74
COLIC AND GAS 78
78
CONSTIPATION 82
82
FUSSY CRYING 84
84
TEETHING 86
86
DRY SKIN 87
87
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 90
90
INDEX 94
94
RESOURCES AND USEFUL ADDRESSES 95
95
REFERENCESACKNOWLEDGMENTS 96
96
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