What area of GTA are we located in?
We are located in Richmond Hill, North-West side of major intersection Yonge St & Major MacKenzie Dr.
What is baby massage?
Baby massage is gentle, rhythmic stroking of your baby's body with your hands.
What are the benefits of baby massage?
One study found that massage in the early days could help new-borns to
recover from jaundice more quickly. Massage may reduce the number of illnesses your baby has, cutting down the need for trips to see a doctor.
There's also a theory that touch and skin-to-skin contact helps to stimulate your baby's brain development.
Massage can be particularly good for premature babies, helping them to grow and thrive. Yet massage is good for full-term babies too. In fact, all small children can benefit from massage.
Massage may help your baby to:
• stay relaxed and not get upset
• cry less
• sleep better
Does infant massage benefit babies with health issues?
If your baby has underlying health issues, talk to your baby's doctor before trying infant massage. The doctor can help you determine if massage is appropriate
When is the best time to massage my baby?
The best time is between feeding. Thus she won't be too hungry or too full. It's also good not to start massage just before napping time. The best time to massage your baby is when she is awake, but settled.
What do I need to have for a massage?
You might need:
•towels or receiving blankets to mop up any accidents
•clothes to dress your baby in afterwards
•your usual diaper-changing supplies