The Shantala massage has been part of the daily care of children in India for centuries and has its roots in the Ayurvedic medicine. Shantala massage is known today thanks to the work of the French pediatrician Frederick Leboyer.
The main benefits of the Shantala massage are:
Belly cramp relief
Better breathing and oxygenation of the baby’s body
Improved sleeping behavior
Physical and emotional development
A stronger relationship between caregiver and baby and
Improved ability of caregiver to identify baby’s needs