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Many caregivers use infant massage to relax and promote the
emotional bond with their baby. It can help relax your baby, prevent crying, and soothe and comfort your crying baby. Many hospitals and child care centers
provide classes on infant massage.
Massage methods vary, but general recommendations stress finding the
appropriate setting and using appropriate techniques.
Other Works Consulted
Lucassen P (2010). Colic in infants, search date September 2009. Online version of BMJ Clinical Evidence. Also available online: http://www.clinicalevidence.com.
Current as of:
February 25, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
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