Infant Massage

Infant Massage : A Handbook for Loving Parents

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The latest scientific research confirms what parents have known for generations: massage benefits children. As well as soothing and calming, physical affection is vital to the wellness of children and the development of the parent-child bond.

In this completely updated and revised edition, learn how massage benefits children-easing discomfort, releasing tension, helping premature infants gain weight, even helping asthmatic children improve breathing function. Follow each step of the massage process with simple easy-to-follow instructions and delightful photographs demonstrating each stroke.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 15mm | 338g
  • Souvenir Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • b&w photographs
  • 0285636170
  • 9780285636170
  • 180,355

Review quote

The Bible of baby massage. * Junior * Infant massage is often seen as something to do in just the first few months of life. But in many other countries it is becoming a way of life ... Read Infant Massage by Vimala McClure. * Right Start * What was available before, when I was a nervous first time mum? How I wish I had been aware of the gentle teachings of Vimala McClure... This woman talks my kind of language - that touch is such a powerful communicator. * Positive Health *
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About Vimala McClure

Vimala McClure founded the International Association of Infant Massage after working in an orphanage in northern India where she was first introduced to the techniques of infant massage. The Association is now active in 30 countries around the world.
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