The benefits

Encourage your child’s growth and development through the power of Pediatric Massage.

section benefits

Baby Strokes will teach you about the many benefits of massaging your baby and growing child.

Infant / Child massage creates an opportunity for parents, babies and the growing child to bond and to build a long lasting relationship.
Infant /Child massage can provide many physiological, psychological and emotional benefits to the Parent and Infant / Child.
Research, clinical studies and clinical observations all support the many potential benefits of Infant / Child massage.

Infant Massage may

  • Enhance and facilitate Parent / Infant relationships through improved bonding and communication
  • Increase parental confidence with their baby
  • Improve digestion and encourage increased weight gain
  • Promote longer and deeper sleeping patterns
  • Provide relief from colic and gas pains
  • Provide relief from teething pains and nasal congestion
  • Increase muscle tone and circulation
  • Stimulate the immune system, nervous system and brain functions
  • Decrease the production of stress hormones
  • Release of accumulated tension and promote relaxation for Parent / Infant
  • Increase vocalization of your baby

Pediatric Massage or Massage for the Growing Child may

  • Enhance and facilitate Parent / Infant relationships through improved bonding and communication
  • Decrease anxiety and stress hormones
  • Reduce aggressive behavior
  • Provide relief from growing pains and muscle cramps
  • Enhance body image and self esteem
  • Increase a healthy awareness of boundaries and importance of positive touch
  • Help improve muscle tone
  • Help improve joint mobility
  • Enhance respiratory function

Infant / Child Massage can also be beneficial for

  • Adoptive parents and their Babies / Children
  • Adolescent Mothers and their Babies / Children
  • Parents and Babies recovering from drug addiction
  • Mother’s suffering from Post -Partum depression
  • Babies and children with developmental delays