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"Hit 107" featured Dyson Professor K. Mark Sossin in "A Baby Spa Has Opened Up & Mums Swear It Helps Their Babies Sleep Better!"

05/17/2018

"Hit 107" featured Dyson Professor K. Mark Sossin in "A Baby Spa Has Opened Up & Mums Swear It Helps Their Babies Sleep Better!"

Any parent knows how hard it is to try and get their baby to just calm down and relax.

Being a parent is a stressful job and trying to get babies to sleep is one of the most common issues new parents have, but now there's a cure for that!

A new day spa for babies has opened on the Gold Coast and new mums swear by it!

The spa is called My Baby Bubble Spa and it offers hydrotherapy and full body massages for babies to help them sleep!

7 News went in and interviewed a few mums who are regulars at the new spa and one mum said that she actually had to wake her child up for a feeding session because they were sleeping so soundly!

Apparently, "movement through the water has a positive effect on the digestive and circulatory systems, which can reduce meconium levels and lowers the risk of jaundice three or four days after birth.

"Subtle water pressure on the chest can increase lung capacity by strengthening intercostal muscles and the respiratory system."

K. Mark Sossin, PhD, director of the Parent-Infant Research Nursery at Pace University, in New York City says that giving babies regular massages actually "help you learn how to read your baby's signals and respond better to his unique needs."

Would you send your baby to a baby day spa?

Read the article.