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Infant Massage: A Handbook for Loving Parents Vimala McClure

Infant Massage: A Handbook for Loving Parents

Vimala McClure

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ISBN : 9780553346329
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224 pages
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Discover the gentle art of Infant Massage...In this completely updated version of her renowned classic, Vimala McClure, founder of the International Association of Infant Massage, and its premier proponent in the United States, helps you master theMoreDiscover the gentle art of Infant Massage...In this completely updated version of her renowned classic, Vimala McClure, founder of the International Association of Infant Massage, and its premier proponent in the United States, helps you master the techniques of infant massage so you can incorporate this joyful and wonderful healing art into your babys life. She shows you why a daily massage can be one of the greatest gifts you give your child...and yourself.  For generations mothers the world over have known that the soft stroke of their hands soothes, calms, and communicates their love to their babies. Now scientific research proves that massage can do all that and more.In Infant Massage, McClure shares how massage benefits children--easing discomfort, releasing tension, helping premature infants gain weight, even helping asthmatic children improve breathing function.  She explains each step of the massage process with simple easy-to-follow instructions and delightful photographs demonstrating each stroke. Youll also find:Specific routines tailored to help relieve colic, fever, chest and nasal congestionModified instructions for premature infants and babies with special needsHelpful hints on dealing with crying and fussingLullabies, rhymes, and games to enhance the massage experienceGuidance for teaching children about good touchA special chapter dedicated to fathersCompassionate advice for foster and adoptive parentsAnd much more