Massage these 7 points on Baby foot to stop crying Immediately


The best thing that can happen in your life is having a baby. Being a mother, I guess you’ll agree that not knowing why your baby is crying is nerve-wracking.

According to Nourish, reflexology is the practice of massaging the feet to stimulate certain nerve endings. These nerve endings correspond to organs and zones in the body, so you can match your massage to your baby’s ailments. Keep reading the key points to massage for your baby.

Before beginning the massage, Natural Transition recommend relaxing your baby and encouraging blood flow to the foot with a soothing foot rub, or a bath. Consult the information below to find the relevant reflex area, and then begin your massage. Apply gentle pressure and be aware that these nerve endings may be sensitive, especially if your little one is sick.

Calm a fussy baby instantly by massaging these seven points

1- Calm pain in teeth, head and ears


When your baby has teething or is otitis and is crying with anger and pain, gently rub your baby’s fingertips to help calm him.

2- Lower abdomen


You can try this one for babies with congestion in the chest, the pads of the feet, just under the toes and above the arch, correspond to the chest. Applying gentle pressure to this point in a circular motion can help to relieve the discomfort related to congestion and coughing. Remember, reflexology is a complimentary therapy – you should see a doctor to treat any underlying issue as chest infections can be dangerous.

3- Solar plexus


The solar plexus is the network of nerves between the abdomen and behind the stomach. And it is common babies stomach problems, spasms and tightness in the area are produced by irritation of mood in infants. Gently massage toes in the center of the soles of foot to ease discomfort.

4- Sinus


The pressure points which correspond to the sinuses are in the center (of the underside) of your baby’s toes. Applying gentle pressure to these spots can help with sinus pain and a range of cold and allergy symptoms related to the respiratory system.

5- Lungs


Pulmonary congestion in babies is one of the most common diseases caused by changes in temperature. In conjunction with the treatment that your pediatrician recommends, try also to massage the part of the “neck” of their feet (blue area), which corresponds directly to the lungs.

6- Upper Abdomen


Massage the space between the middle of your baby’s foot and the pads of their feet to alleviate constipation, heartburn, and indigestion.

A foot massage on the middle of the sole, just above the heels, will help relieve your baby’s constipation. This massage is also highly recommended for babies with intestinal and gas problems.

7- Pelvis


Lastly, the heel of the foot is connected to the pelvis, the hips and tummy. The babies grow rapidly and so pain and tightness in the hips is common, as are posture issues. Rubbing the heel can also help with sore tummies and constipation.

Although this tips should never replace the expert medical advice of a pediatrician, these touches can be a good complement to your baby’s routine.

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