In Southend with Chloe Westmore: Learning Developmental Baby Massage
Bring your baby along to learn this soft routine which teaches you different strokes, touches & techniques to relax them and develop their muscle strength & joint flexibility.
•Gives you the opportunity to spend some ‘here & now’ fun time together.
•Enjoy valuable one to one therapeutic play-time together.
•Check your babies muscle tone.
•Check upon the flexibility of the major joints before they strengthen.
•Provides a firm foundation for sitting & standing.
•Ensures a balanced body a wide range set of flexible coordinate movement & encourages good upright posture.
•To assess & assist in your babies development & encourage head, neck & back strength.
•To determine ‘touch reception’ & detect any area of the baby’s body that is touch resistant, painful, stiff or uncomfortable.
•Encourages more supervised enjoyable awake tummy time.
•Improves circulation, digestion, disposition, sleep & breathing volume.
• Beneficial for babies with disabilities & developmental delay.
• Babies with tight limbs & restricted mobility (such as cerebral palsy) can be taught how to stretch & relax the muscles to help improve their mobility.
•Babies with floppy limbs (such as with down syndrome) can benefit from massage over time to build muscle tone & strength.
•Learn therapeutic touch techniques that can soothe common childhood complaints, comfort a fractious child, help to combat various types of congestion & enable parents to ease physical problems.
•Learn TIGER IN THE TREE- the godfather of all moves to ease a fractious, uncomfortable, anxious baby.
•Learn about the different oils you can use on your baby. Light olive oil is always provided but must be patch tested.
•Learn relaxation techniques to calm & relax you.
•Encourage mummy-tummy time which has huge benefits for you. (Cesarean scars must be healed)
•Help to draw in tummy & contract uterus.
•Restore abdominal breathing & a ‘stress free’ breathing rhythm.
•Strengthen your back & spine.
•Encourages a happier disposition & improve posture.
•Relieve pain & discomfort.
•Connect, offload & share with other mummies over tea & cake.
•Continued support & access to my Facebook support group.