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