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Baby Massage Tips


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Choose a comfortable place and limit distractions. Look baby in the eye, grasp his legs and bicycle them while speaking softly, "Relax, relax ?" Cover your baby in an edible oil, such as almond or avocado. Younger babies like to lie in the cradle formed when you sit cross-legged. When baby grows out of your leg cradle, stretch out your legs alongside baby.


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Arms and legs  Rub using a gentle twisting or "milking" motion. Roll the arms and legs between your hands, and press your thumbs gently into his body. Finish with light strokes to the leg.

Slide both hands along the rib cage from center to sides and back again, like flattening the pages in a book.