Dallas TV station KTVT/KTA profiled infant-massage instructor Mimi Mears this week.

“‘Giving baby a massage has been shown by research to help baby gain weight, organize their nervous system, release stress, they cry less, and are more attentive,'” Mears said in an interview with the station.

“Mears said the goal of the class is to empower new moms,” the interview, titled. “Babies Relax with the Help of Massage,” noted. “‘It gives some confidence to know they’re able to communicate love,'” she says. “‘It’s relaxing for mom, it’s making them feel like they’re doing something good for their baby and themselves.'”

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