Baby Massage Books

What is Baby Massage ?

Unlike other forms of massage, baby massage is not usually performed as a treatment for a physical condition, e.g. as common in sports massage, or even an emotional condition, e.g. massage or aromatherapy for stress-reduction.

Whereas other forms of massage are often performed by qualified professional practitioners, baby massage is usually a quiet bonding activity between a parent or carer and baby or young child. Due to the size and requirements of the baby or child, a baby massage takes less time than a full body massage of an adult, and is usually just added before or after other every-day baby routines.

In some places baby massage tuition is offered to new Mums, or Mums and Dads, or baby's carers, to encourage this gentle beneficial activity.

If taught, the session or 'workshop' usually involves only a small group, or is one-to-one. There is little or no formality involving reading, study, or note-taking, just a short time of learning some nice easy stokes and a comfortable routine that both adult and baby will enjoy. There are of course a few other useful hints as well, such as setting-up a cosy space without dangers or distractions, and suggestions about the best time of day, or time

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Baby Massage Calm Power of Touch: The Calming Power of Touch

Baby Massage Calm Power of Touch: The Calming Power of Touch

by Alan Heath, Nicki Bainbridge

ISBN: 9780756602468 ASIN: 0756602467

96 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: DK

Price: 17.00 USD

Loving Hands: The Traditional Art of Baby Massage

Loving Hands: The Traditional Art of Baby Massage

by Frederick Leboyer

ISBN: 1557043140 ASIN: 1557043140

144 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Newmarket Press

Price: 18.95 USD

Baby Massage: Proven techniques to calm your bay and assist development

Baby Massage: Proven techniques to calm your bay and assist development

by Peter Walker

ISBN: 0600635910 ASIN: 0600635910

96 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Hamlyn

Price: 12.99 USD

Loving Hands: The Traditional Indian Art of Baby Massage

Loving Hands: The Traditional Indian Art of Baby Massage

by Frederick Leboyer

ISBN: 0394404696 ASIN: 0394404696

139 pages (Hardcover)

Publisher: Knopf

Price: 24.95 USD

An Infant Massage Guidebook: For Well, Premature, and Special Needs Babies

An Infant Massage Guidebook: For Well, Premature, and Special Needs Babies

by Mary Ady

ISBN: 1434340600 ASIN: 1434340600

140 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Price: 24.95 USD

TUINA Baby Massage

TUINA Baby Massage

by Linda Larson

ISBN: 0991747070 ASIN: 0991747070

64 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Fae Entertainment & Flights of Fantasy

Price: 19.95 USD

Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy: A Comprehensive Practitioners' Guide to Pregnancy, Labor, and Postpartum: Nurturing the Births of Mothers and Their Babies

Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy: A Comprehensive Practitioners' Guide to Pregnancy, Labor, and Postpartum: Nurturing the Births of Mothers and Their Babies

by Carole Osborne CMT NCBTMB

ISBN: 0966558502 ASIN: 0966558502

191 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: LWW

Price: 39.95 USD

Birthing in Good Hands: Holistic Massage for Pregnancy, Labor, and Babies

Birthing in Good Hands: Holistic Massage for Pregnancy, Labor, and Babies

by Christine Sutherland

ISBN: 1550597442 ASIN: 1550597442

192 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Brush Education

Price: 39.95 USD

Developmental Baby Massage: Therapeutic Touch Techniques for Making Your Baby Stronger, Healthier, and Happier

Developmental Baby Massage: Therapeutic Touch Techniques for Making Your Baby Stronger, Healthier, and Happier

by Peter Walker

ISBN: 1592334830 ASIN: 1592334830

96 pages (Hardcover)

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Price: 19.99 USD

Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby

Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby

by Allison England R.N.

ISBN: 0892818980 ASIN: 0892818980

163 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Healing Arts Press

Price: 14.95 USD

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