The best thing that can happen in your life to have a baby. But sometimes you’ d like to have powers to carry everything forward. When you’ re a mother, I suppose you’ll agree that not knowing why your baby is crying is hopeless.
Her crying for no reason, but not knowing exactly what to do about the problem makes you helpless.
The baby foot is the key to calming his crying. Reflexology stimulates certain points on the feet, hands, nose or ears, to achieve a beneficial effect on other areas from body or the mood of child.
The study of reflexology consists of healing different parts of the body by applying pressure or massage in certain reflex points that have a direct effect on different organs of the body.
Guide To Baby Foot Reflexology
1- Calm pain in teeth, head and ears
2- Lower abdomen
You can try this one for babies with congestion in the chest, the pads of the feet, just under the toes and above the arch, correspond to the chest. Applying gentle pressure to this point in a circular motion can help to relieve the discomfort related to congestion and coughing. Remember, reflexology is a complimentary therapy – you should see a doctor to treat any underlying issue as chest infections can be dangerous.
3- Solar plexus
The solar plexus is the network of nerves between the abdomen and behind the stomach. And it is common babies stomach problems, spasms and tightness in the area are produced by irritation of mood in infants. Gently massage toes in the center of the soles of foot to ease discomfort.
The pressure points which correspond to the sinuses are in the center (of the underside) of your baby’s toes. Applying gentle pressure to these spots can help with sinus pain and a range of cold and allergy symptoms related to the respiratory system.
Pulmonary congestion in babies is one of the most common diseases caused by changes in temperature. In conjunction with the treatment that your pediatrician recommends, try also to massage the part of the “neck” of their feet (blue area), which corresponds directly to the lungs.
6- Upper Abdomen
Massage the space between the middle of your baby’s foot and the pads of their feet to alleviate constipation, heartburn, and indigestion.
A foot massage on the middle of the sole, just above the heels, will help relieve your baby’s constipation. This massage is also highly recommended for babies with intestinal and gas problems.
Lastly, the heel of the foot is connected to the pelvis, the hips and tummy. The babies grow rapidly and so pain and tightness in the hips is common, as are posture issues. Rubbing the heel can also help with sore tummies and constipation.
Although this tips should never replace the expert medical advice of a pediatrician, these touches can be a good complement to your baby’s routine.