Lay baby on either a towel on the floor or on the bed. If you are using oil you will need to place a towel to absorb any drips. You can use either baby oil or lotion. Dont use massage oil which contains almond or peanut oil due to possible allergic reaction to nuts. Before you start ask babys permission to begin the massage. This may feel a little silly but it is considered standard practice.

Leg Strokes

Apply the lotion or oil to babys leg so that it coats it. There are various different styles of massage which are set out below. Work on one leg at a time, repeating the strokes.

This action is called Indian Milking

Hold babys foot with one hand and strok