A gentle baby massage is a traditional part of care in many cultures, inter alia, Asia, Africa, India. Among the tribal communities massaging the newly-born children in order to boost their mechanisms of adaptation and resistance to disease.
Children who, for various reasons, were born prematurely or are at risk of disability, as well as children with disabilities require highly sensitive care to give them a sense of security.
Peter Walker believes that in the early period of life the child’s touch is one of the most important senses. In a state of Gujarat in western India massage immediately after birth and child położnice for twelve days. Stimulation through touch, especially mild massage produces physiological and psychological changes in the body. This exercise strengthens muscles, stimulates circulation, bringing relief at inflation and constipation. The undoubted benefits of massage is developing and strengthening ties between the child and his parents.