Encino, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2005
A brand new step by step guide ÂSwedish Child Massage Â A Family Guide to Nurturing TouchÂ, shows new parents and families how to give simple massage techniques to newborns and children. The guide is launched along with an organic Sweet Lavender Baby Massage Oil, the newest addition to the Nicci Maternity Natural Skin Care Collection.
The guide is written by Lena Jelveus, qualified Physical Therapist and Massage Therapist, originally from Sweden, now living in California. She provides experienced professional advice about the benefits of nurturing touch and how to give it. Lena and Nicola Salter (Clinical Aromatherapist and Creator of the Nicci Maternity Collection) have joined forces to promote the profound difference massage can bring to all of us.
New parents especially will be delighted to discover techniques for identifying colic, how to give gentle massage techniques to reduce and improve colic symptoms, how to improve their babyÂs sleep, and understand how massage impacts on our bodies to bring better health. In addition, the Baby Massage Oil, is formulated especially for babies and is made from pure sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, vitamins A,C and E, and a tiny percentage of organic Sweet Lavender known to release serotonin from the brain when inhaled, to help relax and calm. Its anti-inflammatory properties may also reduce skin sensitivities. There are no mineral oils or preservatives contained in the blend.
From newborns into childhood, Lena explains very simply the physiological reactions our bodies go through during massage, and addresses how childhood massage can reduce an over fussy childÂs need to cling, as well as improve its sleeping patterns.
The guide doesnÂt stop there, Lena goes on to demonstrate how massage is even effective during the teenage years to bring balance to the body, welcome relaxation, encourage interaction with the rest of the family and trust.
This valuable guide is available for $19.95 at http://www.jelveus.com/swedish-child-massage.html or call 818-817-0049 to order. More information can be found at http://www.swedishchildmassage.com
The massage oil is available from Aroma 1 at http://www. Aroma1.com.
Lena Jelveus is a qualified physical therapist from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm in Sweden. She has committed much of her career to teaching massage and touch therapies. Lena has published several books on touch in Sweden and she has also done research on massage and chronic pain with the University of Uppsala. Lena now lives and works in Los Angeles continuing her writing career, research into touch therapy and her private practice.
Nicola Salter trained and became a qualified Clinical Aromatherapist in London, England, where Aromatherapy is used extensively in health care practice. She now lives and works in Los Angeles practicing Clinical Aromatherapy at the Center for Health Enhancement at St JohnÂs Hospital in Santa Monica. She has extensive media and lecturing experience on the health and emotional benefits of Clinical Aromatherapy. She is the creator of the Nicci Fleur de Vie Â Fresh Active Skin Care Collection.