Baby Massage: A Practical Guide to Massage and Movement for Babies and Infants

Baby Massage: A Practical Guide to Massage and Movement for Babies and Infants

by Peter Walker
     
 

Baby Massage provides easy-to-learn massage routines and flexibility exercises that will help nurture children through the crucial early stages of development. Peter Walker, one of the world's leading authorities on baby massage, shows how these exercises can be used to:

-build a loving bond between parent and baby

-soothe and comfort a crying infant

Overview

Baby Massage provides easy-to-learn massage routines and flexibility exercises that will help nurture children through the crucial early stages of development. Peter Walker, one of the world's leading authorities on baby massage, shows how these exercises can be used to:

-build a loving bond between parent and baby

-soothe and comfort a crying infant

-promote relaxation and confidence

-strengthen the cardiovascular and immune systems

-aid digestion

-improve coordination and posture

-help maintain flexibility

-increase health and vitality

Twenty-one full-color photographs and more than 100 detailed line illustrations complement the easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for these exercises.

A useful, practical, and loving guidebook for parents, parents-to-be, and health-care professional who work with children, Baby Massage offers a special and unique way to make babies healthy and happy through the healing powers of touch.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312145453
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
08/15/1996
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.34(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Walker is a physical therapist with more than fifteen years of experience in working with children, parents, and parents-to-be. He offers baby massage workshops to midwives and other health-care professionals throughout the United Kingdom, and is the author of several books. He lives in England.

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