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Massage Instructor Shares Simple Trick To Put Your Baby To Sleep And Parents Are Loving It

Massage Instructor Shares Simple Trick To Put Your Baby To Sleep And Parents Are Loving It

Parents take note!

A massage instructor has shared a simple trick to getting your baby to fall asleep - and parents are loving it.

Elina - who goes by the name of @kahlmi on TikTok - shared a simple way to help your baby sleep, simply by massaging their forehead and brows.

You can watch the clip below:

Elina explains: "Baby won't sleep? This works every time!

"Step 1: Glide index finger from forehead to nose. Step 2: Gently rub eyebrows from inside to outside."

While the specific technique is not scientifically verified, according to The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) baby massage in general has a number of benefits, with some mums reporting improved sleep for their babies.

They explain: "Baby massage is the gentle, rhythmic stroking of your baby's body using your hands. As part of a massage routine, you might gently manipulate your baby's ankles, wrists and fingers.

Elina says it helps babies sleep (

"Today, there is widespread belief that baby massage can increase a mum’s awareness of her baby’s needs and support their early bond, as well as improve her sense of well-being if she is suffering with postnatal depression or other mental health issues.

"The evidence is inconclusive on these points but parents do say they find baby massage a lovely way of bonding with their baby."

For more information on baby massage, you can visit the NCT website here.

Other parents were loving the clip (

Other parents were loving the clip, with one commenting: "Omg I didn’t know this was a real thing. I always do this lol."

While another said: "Been doing this to my own kids to my nieces and nephews over the past 21 years and it does work."

And a third added: "Literally just tried this after almost a hour of her screaming fighting her sleep and did it 3 times she closed her eyes and is sleep! Thank you."

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Topics: Life, Parenting, TikTok