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Baby Massage Techniques

Create: 01/31/2017 - 13:43
Baby Massage Techniques
Creating the right atmosphere for giving your infant a massage is as important as the soothing power of your touch. So before you begin your baby's spa session, make sure you've dedicated special time—one half hour would be ideal—and can give her your undivided attention.
 

How to Massage a Baby for Positive Baby Development?

Create: 11/25/2016 - 08:15
How to Massage a Baby for Positive Baby Development?
Routine massage can help you bond with your baby and has great developmental benefits. Babies who receive routine touch and massage are more likely to make eye contact and have positive expressions.
 
A calming massage, to keep your baby happy, can also improve your baby’s sleep quality when it is part of a nightly bedtime routine. A regular massage with baby lotion can also help your baby develop self-confidence and the ability to relate to others!
 

Safe and Effective Pregnancy Massage

Create: 11/15/2016 - 09:37
Safe and Effective Pregnancy Massage
Benefits body massaging a woman from 13 weeks onwards during her pregnancy is a fantastic way to keep a mum-to-be relaxed and comfortable as her growing body accommodates the new weight.
 
Massage is often thought of as a pleasant indulgence or a relaxing treat, whereas it is much more than that. Pregnancy is the ideal time to seek out massage to support the various changes you will experience as a pregnant woman.
 
The main benefits of regular safe and effective mama massages are:

Home Pregnancy Massage

Create: 07/24/2016 - 09:01
Home Pregnancy Massage
Massage during pregnancy has gained a lot in popularity within recent years. Originally, it tended to be limited to groups of women who favoured alternative therapies. But now it is seen as a valid and useful means of reducing general pregnancy discomfort. 
 
Massage therapy is generally safe and incredibly beneficial throughout pregnancy, including the first trimester. However, getting a massage is a little like gentle exercise for your body; it increases your blood and lymph circulation, making your heart work just a bit harder. 
 

Keeping Mum Comfortable During Giving Birth

Create: 01/30/2016 - 08:00
Keeping Mum Comfortable During Giving Birth
By the time you reach the end of your pregnancy, you’ve heard it all - what labor feels like and what you should expect. But the truth is no two women experience labor the same.
 
Non-Nedical Options:  
- Birthing Balls
- Music 
- Aromatherapy 
- Massage 
- Breathing Techniques
 
Pharmaceutical Options:  
- Relaxation Medications
- Epidural

How to Care for Babies With Sensitive Skin?

Create: 10/15/2015 - 05:58
How to Care for Babies With Sensitive Skin?
Babies don't need to be bathed often; two to three times a week with a gentle hypo-allergenic baby soap. They shouldn't be bathed in any harsh, perfumy types of soaps, or soaps that have a lot of harsh chemicals.
 
Some babies are more sensitive than others, but this might not be from a product that you're putting on the skin. It might be from being atopic, which is a type of allergic reaction in children. 
 

Tips to Prevent Stretch Marks

Create: 09/08/2015 - 11:25
Tips to Prevent Stretch Marks
Stretch marks are caused by the expansion of skin and increase in muscle mass during puberty or pregnancy. They may be prevented by following these steps.
 
Warning: Consult your physician for a healthy diet, exercise regimen, and skin care routine while pregnant.
 
Step 1: Drink water
Drink plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated.
 
Tip: Avoid soda and sugary drinks that have no nutritional value.
 

Pain Management During Labor

Create: 08/27/2015 - 09:25
Pain Management During Labor

Pain during labor is caused by contractions of the muscles of the uterus and by pressure on the cervix. This pain can be felt as strong cramping in the abdomen, groin, and back, as well as an achy feeling. Some women experience pain in their sides or thighs as well.

Other causes of pain during labor include pressure on the bladder and bowels by the baby's head and the stretching of the birth canal and vagina.

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