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Baby Massage for Dummies (For Dummies)

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Publisher Comments:

Explains massage for preemies, newborns, and toddlers

Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way

Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby's stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and create a strong attachment between the two of you. You'll also find suggestions for making massage part of your everyday routine.

Discover how to:

  • Ease common ailments
  • Enhance your bond with your baby
  • Stimulate growth and development
  • Comfort a fussy baby
  • Massage babies with special needs

Synopsis:

The fun and easy way to enhance a baby’ s health and well-being

Baby massage is a hot new parenting trend– the all-natural way to soothe a baby’ s pain and discomfort, enhance parent-baby bonding, and stimulate healthy growth and development. Featuring step-by-step photographs, this friendly guide shows parents and caregivers how to get started with baby massage, offering specific techniques for a wide range of situations, from settling babies to sleep and alleviating disruptive crying easing the pain of colic, teething, and gastrointestinal upsets. It also explains simple baby massage moves that can stimulate brain development and build a baby’ s strength and flexibility.

Joanne Bagshaw, MA (Brookhaven, NY), is the owner of Blue Point Wellness Centers, which offers massage, yoga, and more. Ilene Fox, LMT (Brookhaven, NY), is certified in pre- and postnatal massage. She is a massage therapist at the SUNY Stony Brook Department of Pediatrics.

Synopsis:

Explains massage for preemies, newborns, and toddlers

Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way

Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby's stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and create a strong attachment between the two of you. You'll also find suggestions for making massage part of your everyday routine.

Discover how to:

* Ease common ailments

* Enhance your bond with your baby

* Stimulate growth and development

* Comfort a fussy baby

* Massage babies with special needs

About the Author

Joanne Bagshaw is a psychotherapist who also teaches yoga and holistic childbirth education classes.

Ilene Fox is certified in pre- and postnatal massage.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Nothing Quite Like Touch.

Chapter 1: Welcoming Your Baby into the Wonderful World of Massage.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Benefits of Baby Massage.

Chapter 3: Getting to Know Your Baby Better.

Chapter 4: Preparing for the Big Massage.

Part II: Different Strokes for Different Folks: Massaging Baby.

Chapter 5: Massaging the Front Side.

Chapter 6: Massaging the Face and Neck.

Chapter 7: Massaging the Back Side.

Part III: Making Massage Part of Your Baby’s Life.

Chapter 8: Preemies and Newborns.

Chapter 9: Older Babies and Toddlers.

Chapter 10: Fitting Massage into Nap, Bath, and Diaper Time.

Part IV: Easing Health Problems with Massage.

Chapter 11: Massage for Common Ailments and Problems.

Chapter 12: Massage for Emotional and Developmental Issues.

Chapter 13: Massage for High Risk Babies.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: (Almost) Ten Special Techniques.

Chapter 15: Ten Great Massage Resources.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764578410
Author:
Bagshaw, Joanne
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Fox, Ilene
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Infants
Subject:
Infants & Toddlers - Infants
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Life Stages - Infants & Toddlers/Infants
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Massage for infants
Subject:
Infants -- Health and hygiene.
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-Infancy and Toddlerhood
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20050422
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
283
Dimensions:
9.22x6.28x.63 in. .79 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The fun and easy way to enhance a baby’ s health and well-being

Baby massage is a hot new parenting trend– the all-natural way to soothe a baby’ s pain and discomfort, enhance parent-baby bonding, and stimulate healthy growth and development. Featuring step-by-step photographs, this friendly guide shows parents and caregivers how to get started with baby massage, offering specific techniques for a wide range of situations, from settling babies to sleep and alleviating disruptive crying easing the pain of colic, teething, and gastrointestinal upsets. It also explains simple baby massage moves that can stimulate brain development and build a baby’ s strength and flexibility.

Joanne Bagshaw, MA (Brookhaven, NY), is the owner of Blue Point Wellness Centers, which offers massage, yoga, and more. Ilene Fox, LMT (Brookhaven, NY), is certified in pre- and postnatal massage. She is a massage therapist at the SUNY Stony Brook Department of Pediatrics.

"Synopsis" by , Explains massage for preemies, newborns, and toddlers

Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way

Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby's stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and create a strong attachment between the two of you. You'll also find suggestions for making massage part of your everyday routine.

Discover how to:

* Ease common ailments

* Enhance your bond with your baby

* Stimulate growth and development

* Comfort a fussy baby

* Massage babies with special needs

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