How Massaging Stress Points On Feet May Relax A Crying Or Fussy Baby

Reflexology is an ancient art that uses pressure points throughout the body to relieve pain and discomfort. And it can be a great natural alternative for those seeking to alleviate pain without depending solely on chemicals. More and more people are looking for ways to help their little children through reflexology, especially when it comes to comforting little babies who are still getting used their new world.

We’ve found six ways to help young children with pain using Reflexology. The experts also note that before you begin the massage, you should encourage your baby to relax to promote blood flow with a nice foot rub or with a warm bath.

Here are six pressure points that can help relieve different ailments.

1.) Head and Tooth Aches

Tooth and headaches are prevalent ailments for babies, especially when their teeth are coming in. If your child’s experiencing these pains, massage the tips of their toes! You can also do this while they are sleeping as well.

2.) Sinus Pain

As adults, we know the discomfort sinus pain can cause, but for babies, this annoyance can put them in pure agony. For relief, massage the very center underside of your baby’s toes. Apply a gentle pressure which may provide much-needed sinus pain relief!


For chest congestion, you can give your child relief by massaging the pads of the feet, just under the toes and above the arch. Apply gentle pressure ina s circular motion to help relieve coughing and congestion problems.

4.) Stomach Pain

Children who are suffering from upset stomachs, tightness, and difficulty breathing, massage the center of the foot just below the pads of the feet where the arch begins to deliver relief. This area is also connected to the solar plexus, a collection of nerves between the lungs and stomach.

5.) Abdomen Pain (Upper and Lower)

For heartburn, constipation, and indigestion, massage the space between the middle of your baby’s foot and the pads of their feet. If your baby is having pains from gas and bloating in the lower intestine, massage between the middle of their foot and heel.

6.) Pelvis

Sometimes babies can grow faster than certain parts of their body are ready for, and they can experience pain in their hips. Rub the heel to help give them relief. The heel can be very helpful for constipation and upset stomachs as well!

While these Reflexology tips are beneficial, you should always consult your medical doctor to determine the severity of your child’s ailments. However, millions have people have found help for minor ailments through the use of Reflexology. Try these techniques on your little ones throughout the day for incredible results!

Do you have any experience using Reflexology to help children? Let us know in the comments section and be sure to share this information with your family and friends.