Massage+ 30, 10, 5

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Is your preemie having trouble feeding? Are you looking for ways to bond with your newborn?

Try Massage+ 30, 10, 5
Great for full term and premature babies

30  talk to baby for 30 seconds
10 – massage baby’s head, arms, legs, belly, and back for 10 minutes
5  – rock baby for 5 minutes

This short intervention can help improve:

  • Baby’s sleeping and eating habits
  • Parent confidence levels
  • Parent and child intimacy
  • Parent and child communication
  • Baby’s sense of hearing, touch, sight, and motion

Watch this dad with his baby in the NICU:

How is this different from other baby massages?

Massage+ 30, 10, 5 is:
-A simple 15-minute intervention
-Designed to help all babies — from preemie to 12 months
-Based on over 35 years of research funded  by NIH
-Research conducted by Rosemary White-Traut, a member of the Pathways.org Medical Roundtable
-Helpful at home and in the NICU

In the hospital:

-Primarily done with premature babies
-Done before feeding so baby is more alert
-Massage avoids areas that have been affected by needles, tubes, etc.

At home:

-Done with all babies once home from the hospital
-Done after eating and before bed to relax and bond with baby
-Massage covers more of baby’s body

By doing Massage+ 30, 10, 5, you are getting to know baby better.

Download this How-To sheet with simple instructions and tips

Watch the full intervention here: