Baby Bodywork

Incorporated Modalities

  • Infant Craniosacral Therapy

  • Infant Massage

  • Certified Intraoral Massage

  • Myofascial Unwinding

Why do babies need bodywork?

  • Unwind restrictive fascial patterns developed in utero and during childbirth

  • Lactation support: decreases breastfeeding and bottle-feeding difficulties by improving latching, promoting suckling and swallowing

  • Relax muscle tension in head, neck and shoulders - allowing easier, more comfortable feeding and movement

  • Release midline restrictions, fostering increased tongue movement for tongue ties without need for surgical intervention

  • Increase tongue, jaw and head movement to support post-frenectomy surgical interventions

  • Improve uneven palate and bilateral TMJ alignment

  • Release tension related to torticollis

  • Decrease reflux and spit-up

  • Promotes healthy bowel movements, reducing constipation and gas

  • Decreases colic symptoms

  • Balance range of motion between right and left sides of body

  • Promotes overall body and muscle relaxation

  • Promotes muscle tonicity and development

  • Provides support during baby's growth milestones