Baby Massage

My aim is to help parents, primary caregivers, and families to build up a strong relationship. As well as empowering them to communicate, interact with their infants through touch with their infant from early days.

  • I offer 5 weeks massage course; it can take place as a group or in your home. Every week you will be massaging a different area of your baby body, starting with the baby legs to get your baby aware of a new routine
  • Group class cost £50
  • Individual Home massage classes £70

What is baby massage?

Baby massage is constituted of soft sequence rhythmic strokes on your baby’s body allowing you to communicate by reinforcing with a quiet word with your baby, relaxing music encourages eye contact and also helps with learning to respond to your baby’s cues.

Baby massage is a long-lived parenting tradition in many cultures including Africa and India and it was introduced to the western world 30 years ago, it has increased its popularity in the UK in the late 1990s

The benefits for baby

  • It helps your baby to feel secure and attached
  • Increase baby relaxation and sleep longer
  • It helps the baby cry less and emotional distressed
  • It helps your baby to feel loved, valued, and respected
  • Its relief the baby from wind, constipation, and teething discomfort


I am a qualified birth and postnatal doula offering emotional and educational support to mothers in labour or who have recently given birth.

My Expertise

I have a passion for empowering mothers during childbirth and guiding the entire family into the transformation of parenthood.

Why Use A Doula

Doulas support mothers and their partners during or after childbirth through emotional, education and physical support to all people involved.


Get in touch with El Recien Doula today for a free consultation.
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The benefits for you

  • Feeling closer to your baby
  • Gain a better understanding of your baby’s cues
  • Increase your confidence to care for and nurture your baby
  • Give you the opportunity to spend one-to-one time with your baby
  • Relaxing feeling of giving your baby a massage
  • Learning a life-long parenting skill

When is the best time for baby massage?

There are no set guidelines recommended concerning age for when to start a baby massage, it can be difficult for parents to attend a class regularly in the early weeks with a newborn as a result, some parents prefer to wait till their baby is around six weeks old when they established a routine and get to understand their baby’s behavior. Babies may find structured massage overwhelming in the early weeks.

When is the best time for baby massage?

These are some tips to help your massage at home:

  • Choose a time when your baby is alert and relax and content this will make it possible for baby to interact
  • Try sitting on the floor on a mat or towel in front of you
  • Try a comfortable position that gives good eye contact, warm room with relaxed lights
  • You may decide whether loosen your baby nappy or nappy-free when massaging the tommy.
  • You may introduce a massage after bath and before bed as part of a bedtime routine