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Virtual Infant Massage Class- Ascension St Vincent

Welcome to Infant Massage Class sponsored by Ascension St. Vincent Women's Hospital.

This class is designed for parents and their baby (6 weeks-9 months of age).

Join in the fun of learning infant massage. Massage has been shown to help babies gain weight, develop more restful sleep patterns, provide relief from colic and teething, and promote family bonding. Massage can also build a new parent's confidence by learning baby's cues long before they are able to speak. Instructors will focus on teaching strokes for each part of the body. Demonstration includes methods to vary strokes as baby grows and ways to include siblings. Class registration includes instruction materials. This is a live Virtual Class, we ask that you keep your camera on during class as there will be lots of hands on skills and interaction with your instructor. Materials you will need to have for this class are a baby blanket and baby lotion. We ask that you please have these items ready for the start of class.

Once registered, you will receive an additional email link inviting you to attend this class through google meets. You will be able to view the class using your laptop, tablet, desktop or smart phone. If you choose to use a smart phone or tablet you will be prompted to download the Google Meets app which is a free download. There will be opportunities through out the class to ask questions. We hope you enjoy this virtual class options!