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Baby yoga and the infant body

Cardiovascular system  The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood and blood vessels. The heart pumps oxygenated blood around the body via arteries, and pumps deoxygenated blood carrying carbon dioxide via the veins. There are two types of circulation; pulmonary which transports blood to and from the lungs and systemic, which transports blood to and …

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Postnatal Depression Support

Baby Massage aims to help parents understand their baby’s behaviour and respond to their baby’s needs using touch. In every session it is important to stress the following points; The parent is doing the best they can to help their baby. Young babies often suffer from periods of fretfulness and behaviour usually improves from 12 …

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Settling a crying baby

Working with babies with colic or unsettled babies with colic or baby’s prone to overstimulation may appear tense, difficult to console and cry excessively. It is important to reassure parents that in the majority of cases this is a temporary situation that subsides as the baby develops.  Our Colic Massage Workshop or Soothe, Settle and …

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Baby Massage for Teething

Massage on the face can be very relaxing as well as having excellent therapeutic benefits, particularly for babies who are teething or who have sinus congestion.  When massaging the face you only need a small amount of oil on your fingertips. This is because you want to avoid oil going into baby’s eyes, nose or …

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Can baby massage help colic?

Massage can bring relief to a number of conditions suffered by babies which can cause them to be uncomfortable during the first months of life and beyond. Relief from colic and wind is an important benefit of baby massage.  Massage helps to tone the digestive tract, expel wind from the body, break down large air …

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Can baby massage help sleep?

Most babies enjoy having their legs massaged and therefore it is a good place to start the routine. Babies seem to feel relaxed having their legs touched because it is a non-threatening area that is touched regularly because of nappy changing and washing. Babies feet and toes are also very sensitive and foot massage usually …

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