How to massage your baby: Step-by-step guide

Starting from top to bottom, here's how you can massage your kid.

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Baby Massage

Massaging your baby may seem like a difficult task, especially if doing it for the first time. But if you are planning to oil massage your baby all by yourself, then here is a step-by-step guide to help you out.

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Step 1

Start with the upper body. Massage the face of your child with your fingers starting from the middle of the forehead. Also Read - Can PCOS Be Managed Without Medicines? Explains Dr Arbinder Singal

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Step 2

Next, massage the area near the eyes in round circular motion, starting from the forehead.

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Step 3

Now, massage gently on the upper lip area, starting from the centre of the lip. Use your thumbs to do so. Also Read - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2022: 4 Signs Of Prostate Enlargement

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Step 4

Next, massage the area of the chin stating from centre of the chin to the ends of your lips (from downwards to upwards) with the help of your thumbs.

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Step 5

Get down to the chest area and massage it as shown in the pic. Also Read - 5 Routine Habits That Impact Sperm Count Of Men

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Step 6

Once you massage the chest area, massage the area near the abdomen as shown in the pic.

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Step 7

Next, massage the entire chest region including the abdomen from right to left as shown. Also Read - Newborn Screening Awareness Month: Protect Little Ones From Inborn Errors Of Metabolism

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Step 8

Massage in a circular motion around the chest and abdomen including the thighs and legs.

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Step 9

Massage the area under the arms, first the right one. Also Read - Cholera Outbreak Kills 29 in Syria; Know When The Disease Can Become Deadly

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Step 10

Now do it on the other side including the hands.

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Step 11

Massage the hands including the area between the fingers and the palm. Also Read - Benefits Of Fasting: How Fasting Can Detox & Cleanse Your Body, Watch Video

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Step 12

Lastly, massage the sole of the feet. Make sure you massage the toes as well.