Hands on Baby Massage
Baby massage can help relieve an infant’s gassy stomach, soothe crankiness and bring children “harmony and wholeness,” says Michelle. Yet some parents my fear injuring their child in an attempt to help. Her advice is gentle and calming, which should set nervous parents at ease.
- Certified infant massage instructor Michelle Ebbin, who owns a Hollywood massage company, lays out the basics of massaging a baby in this helpful book, which details the practice’s benefits, origins and procedures.
- Michelle gives step-by-step directions for massaging babies’ legs, feet, tummies, chests, arms, hands, faces and backs, and she offers special chapters on calming colic and “supporting the special needs child.”