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Baby Massage : The Calming Power of Touch - Alan Heath

Baby Massage

The Calming Power of Touch

Paperback Published: 16th February 2004
ISBN: 9780756602468
Number Of Pages: 96

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"BABY MASSAGE offers safe and easy to learn massage techniques that reinforce bonding and all around well being of babies. Step by step photos show simple methods to soothe fretful babies, help them to sleep, and easy the pain of colic and teething. Massage is proven to enhance babies' and toddler's brain development. Step by step pictures show just how easy it is to learn. Authors Dr. Alan Heath and pediatric nurse Nicki Bainbridge developed these techniques at their successful sleep and crying clinics in London."

Introductionp. 7
Key Techniques
Why Massage?p. 12
Preparing to Massagep. 14
Getting Startedp. 16
Front of the Baby
Arms and Handsp. 18
The Chestp. 20
The Abdomenp. 21
Legs and Feetp. 22
Finishing Strokes on the Frontp. 25
Back of the Baby
The Backp. 26
The Bottomp. 30
The Legsp. 31
Finishing Strokes on the Backp. 31
Head and Face
The Headp. 32
The Facep. 33
Arm Stretchesp. 36
Leg Stretchesp. 37
Arm and Leg Stretch Sequencep. 38
Finishing Strokesp. 39
Everyday Care
After a Bathp. 42
Diaper Changingp. 44
Soothing to Sleepp. 46
Toddler Playtimep. 48
Indian Massagep. 52
African Massagep. 54
Children with Special Needsp. 56
Massage for Different Age Groups
Premature Babiesp. 62
Newborn Babiesp. 68
Older Babiesp. 72
Toddlersp. 74
Easing Common Problems
Colic and Gasp. 78
Constipationp. 82
Fussy Cryingp. 84
Teethingp. 86
Dry Skinp. 87
Questions and Answersp. 90
Indexp. 94
Resources and Useful Addressesp. 95
References/Acknowledgmentsp. 96
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ISBN: 9780756602468
ISBN-10: 0756602467
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 16th February 2004
Publisher: DK Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 18.42  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1

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