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There are many benefits to undertaking baby massage with your new baby. The constant contact will help nurture the bond between you and your baby and will make your baby feel comforted and secure. Massage helps relax the nervous system, improving sleep and prolonging naps. Massage can also strengthen and regulate your baby's digestive, respiratory and circulatory systems and it can help reduce colic. Particularly for first time parents, massage helps grow your confidence in handling your baby, and helps to reasssure you that your baby isn't too fragile to handle! There are lots of books, and you should find plenty of local courses to ease you into baby massage. Seek out a course now, and help to nurture the bond with your baby! Don't forget to blog your experiences at ToucanLearn!