Brain Development & Touch

The parietal lobe carries out some very specific functions. As a part of the cortex, it has a lot of responsibilities and has to be able to process sensory informatiimageon within seconds.

The parietal lobe is where information such as taste, temperature and touch are integrated, or processed. Humans would not be able to to feel sensations of touch, if the parietal lobe was damaged.

(http://brainmadesimple.com/parietal-lobe.html)

10 Reasons to Practice Infant Massage

  1. imageIt reduces stress,
  2. It’s relaxing,
  3. Babies sleep stronger,
  4. It teaches appropriate touch & respect,
  5. It stimulates growth – brain development, digestive, etc.,
  6. It’s emotionally healthy – gentle touch is love,
  7. It’s great bonding time with parent & baby,
  8. It’s a communication tool,
  9. It may help to reduce colic, hence improve comfort,
  10. It promotes overall wellness.  Happy babies leads to happy parents.

 

Welcome

Baby foot massage.
Baby foot massage.

The world of infant massage is exciting.  Now parents have yet another parenting tool to help their children to feel loved and nurtured.  This is one of the most powerful form of communication with babies and young children.

There are so many benefits both psychological and physical for the well-being of babies, which makes it more exciting to share.

In so many cultures, touch is an important and normal part of the day.  It is accepted for nurturing, self-esteem building, health and every good reason helpful to a child.

Healing the World One Baby at a time

After a long day at work, this is a great way to reunite with your babies and older children at the end of your day.  A simple foot rub or hand massage for older children can do wonders to reduce the stress of the day.  For babies, massage will relax and help them to sleep much better and stronger.  Happy babies make for happier parents.

Mother massaging her little baby girl, shallow focus
massage relaxes baby