A gentle oil massage to your baby is very important and can do wonders for your baby – it can calm your little one’s skin and give her proper nourishment. And all this depends on the type of oil you pick.
Here we spare you from the hassle of selecting the right baby massage oils so that your baby can always have a happy and healthy time!

Checkpoints:

• To check skin compatibility, just dab a little on her hand. If your baby’s skin develops any rash, then avoid using that oil.
• Gently pour some oil on your baby’s tummy and start massaging with soft strokes. Do not put any unnecessary extra pressure.
• Give a massage only when your baby is up for it. Keep in mind that her comfort level is more important.
• Keep a check on your baby’s sleep cycle and then decide to give a massage accordingly.

Oil types:

1.Virgin Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is one of the best choices in hot summer and humid climates. A small amount of coconut oil after a bath will moisturize your baby’s skin and keeps it supple. Lighter in texture, it easily absorbs into the skin and offers a cooling effect on the body. It also contains anti-oxidants, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which make it an ideal choice for baby’s skin.

2. Sesame Oil:

Sesame is a popularly known Ayurvedic massage oil. Extracted from black sesame seeds, it is one of the healthy ingredients in a baby’s massage oil.

3. Almond Oil:

Rich in Vitamin E, Almond oil rich is a common ingredient in various massage oils. Use pure almond oil instead of the fragrant ones.

Massage time is a great way to strengthen the lovely bond you will share forever. Make sure you spend a few minutes each day with baby by giving a massage.