Do you have a baby with special needs?

Baby Massage can help!

Research shows that children with special needs greatly benefit from Infant massage. Special techniques are used where needed. The environment and positions are changed to suit individual needs as well.

Types of special needs

  • Pre-term Neonates (Premature birth)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Asthma
  • Autism
  • Conduct Disorders
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer

Some of the benefits noted

  • Less crying
  • Reduced pain
  • Improved parent/child interaction
  • More weight gain in neonates
  • Higher sociability and development assessment scores
  • Reduced anxiety
  • Less depression
  • Improving beneficial neonatal biochemistry
  • Enhancing neurological development

Marilyn is experienced in both neonatal intensive care nursing and mothering.

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