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Windy or colicky baby? Try this!

Massage can be an amazing way to help your baby relax, but did you know that it can also help ease wind-pain and constipation? Try this three-step routine - known as the "I Love You" sequence - to help relieve a bloated tummy.  As you are practising this sequence don't forget to maintain eye contact with your baby and say the words "I love you" as you go. And, remember, consistency is key when it comes to massage. If your baby has especially bad wind pain, aim to use the sequence twice a day. New to baby massage? Make sure you check out our 10 tips for getting started. When it comes to choosing an oil for massaging your baby, we recommend using something that is...

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Baby massage - 10 tips for getting started

We're all familiar with the feeling of a relaxing massage ... It's a guaranteed way to relax the body and release stress-fighting endorphins in the brain.... But did you know it's the same for babies?  Babies love massage in the same way we do! Massaging your little one can help them calm, soothe and relax. Not only that, it is a beautiful way to facilitate bonding, and can also help reduce crying and encourage them to sleep more soundly (who'd say no to that?!) Why not give it a go? Here's 10 tips to get your started: The best time to massage your baby is when they are quiet and content. Avoid times when they are fussy or overtired. It’s also important to make sure...

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