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Baby Massage Benefits and Techniques

The need for human touch starts in the womb and once babies are born, skin-to-skin care provides them with immediate comfort. Human touch sends a rich sensory of input to newborns and allows communication without words. Studies have shown that this unspoken language of massage and touch may provide deeply positive effects on your baby’s overall well-being and health. To learn more about infant massage techniques, watch this video from the American Academy of Pediatrics that features Alivio’s Adolescent Medicine Specialist.

Massage Benefits

  • Calm and restful sleep
  • Support better digestion
  • Healthier circulation
  • Possibly reduce colic symptoms and irritability
  • Relaxed Muscles