Massage oil for babies

We understand there are so many different massage oils on the market for you to use, it can be difficult to make a decision. Please find information on here that may help you to decide which oils to use during baby massage. Also giving you some information about the types of oils available. Baby’s Skin […]

The benefits of Developmental Baby Massage

The natural birth process is the equivalent of the strongest massage a baby is likely to ever receive during the course of a lifetime. The depth of contractions during labour, and the length of time through which they are applied, constitute a profound introduction to the benefits of baby massage. Peter Walker Touch is your […]

Safe & supervised tummy time for your baby

What is tummy time? Tummy time refers to the practice of allowing your baby to spend some time on their tummy. This is undertaken whilst your baby is awake and under your or another adult’s, supervision. We emphasise the fact that your baby needs to be awake due to safety reasons, your baby always needs […]

A personal account of my breastfeeding struggles

I always thought I would breastfeed on demand once I became pregnant with my daughter (DD). I read information from the NHS and a few authors who suggested a routine approach will be more suitable if wanting to ensure baby could go longer between feeds. Emergency C-Section & Breastfeeding When I gave birth to DD […]

My career change as a new mum

Hello, I’m Michaela and I’m 33 years old and I have lived in Fareham, Hampshire with my husband and daughter for the past 3 years. I am the owner of the antenatal business NatalChoices bringing Developmental Baby Massage to Portsmouth, Fareham and Waterlooville. My career before NatalChoices I started my working career as a Registered […]

Co-sleeping and safe sleeping with your baby

Sleep safety rightly so, is one of the many topics close to the hearts of all new parents. The Lullaby Trust have excellent advice regarding safe sleep for your little ones, and also new advice regarding co-sleeping. Although this is by no means an exhaustive list, here are a few points to keep in mind […]

Why is touch important in babies?

The emotional benefits of touch through baby massage  It has been proven that the physical action of touch and skin on skin contact eases muscular tension in newborn babies. It is known to calm the emotions and helps to relieve some of the trauma and anxiety associated with birth and the new environment. Touching and […]

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