Leesburg, VA – (May 6, 2013) — Inova Loudoun Hospital will offer an Infant Massage class for infants six weeks to nine months (pre-crawling). The Infant Massage class is three-one hour classes on Tuesday, May 21, Friday, May 24 and Tuesday, May 28 from 10 – 11 a.m. at The Birthing Inn at Inova Loudoun Hospital, 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg.

In this class attendees will learn a massage routine and a colic/gas routine that can be used throughout a child’s life. Infant massage can help some babies sleep sounder, enhances neurological development and improves digestion. Yoga mats and massage oil will be available for use.

The cost is $50.  To register call (703) 858-6360 or Tracy.Cross@inova.org. Advanced registration is required.

Inova Loudoun Hospital, serving Loudoun County for over 100 years, is part of Inova, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. Visit us on the web at www.inova.org/ilh. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/InovaLoudounHospital.
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About Inova
Inova is a not-for-profit health care system located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, serving over two million people with over 1,700 licensed beds based in Northern Virginia. Inova consists of five hospitals including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care unit. Inova encompasses many health services including the nationally and internationally recognized Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) on genomics, Inova Neuroscience Institute and Inova Children’s Hospital. Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.