Q:

Hi ladies ,
When can I start maalish for me and baby. I am c section mommy and baby is early by 3 weeks.



Hi abhilasha i started baby's whn she was 3 weeks old. What is baby's birth weight? For myself i started maalish from pregnancy days and continued after delivery. She would do my arms, legs & back.

Satyam Sharma whn did u start maalish for pihu?

2.52 kg and discharge weight 2.452

For pihu we started proper maalish ( with little pressure) only when she was a month old ( weighed around 2.5 kgs) till then only oil was applied to her body with light strokes.
And this gentle massage was started when she was about a week old ( after her cord fell off).
Her massage was done by my Didi and Mumma, we did not let malishwali lady touch her.
I started my massage from 7 day, didn't let her touch tummy region, and for rest of the body gentle strokes were given

You can start with the gentle massage yourself if you are not comfortable with the maalishwali doing the massage and then eventually in a week or two you can ask somebody to help you the massage..

My dr said after baby turns 1 month. He is 3 weeks now but we do give little strokes while putting lotion.

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