Baby Care-Faqs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

It is safe to begin massaging from the first week itself if you choose the right massaging oil. Safe and gentle are important attributes of an oil to be eligible to use in the first month. You can try Dabur Baby Olive Oil as it has been developed keeping in mind the tender skin of a new born baby.
Yes, massaging lays a strong foundation for your baby, helping him to grow and develop well. Massaging helps the baby gain weight, makes his bones & muscles strong, relieves colic and other digestive problems, improves sleep pattern, stimulates blood circulation, flushes away metabolic waste and improves skin disorders. Above all, massaging is that magical time when you and your baby have each other’s undivided attention. Increased eye contact and baby talk deepens bonding, developing a warm, positive relationship.
Massaging lays a strong foundation for your baby, helping him to grow and develop well. Massaging helps the baby gain weight, makes his bones & muscles strong, relieves colic and other digestive problems, improves sleep pattern, stimulates blood circulation, flushes away metabolic waste and improves skin disorders. Above all, massaging is that magical time when you and your baby have each other’s undivided attention. Increased eye contact and baby talk deepens bonding, developing a warm, positive relationship.
The baby should be massaged twice a day – once in the morning before his bath and then in the evening / night before he sleeps. The massage frequency should be increased to thrice a day when the baby is about to reach his critical milestones like crawling, walking, etc.
The baby should not be bathed immediately after massage. A 30 minute gap is ideal.
Massaging the baby for the first 18 months is absolutely essential. It is however useful to continue massaging the baby for longer. Children of all ages thoroughly enjoy being massaged and respond well to the relaxing strokes. So continue massaging your baby as long as possible.
Yes, massaging the baby is necessary for his overall development and needs to be done continuously in all seasons.
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