Pregnancy-Stimulation Sensory-Motor

The dictionary definition - MotilityThe full set of functions in living beings that allow movement and moving from one place to another.

Psycho-motility: The full set of motor functions integrated in physical activity during maturing processof the nervous system.

Motor stimulation aims at the balance body/psyche from the discovery of the pleasure in bodily movement as the basisof  self-esteem. If the body experience of a child is positive, the memorized perceptions are also positive and contribute to the satisfactory and harmonious development of the self. The child makes him/herself at home, curls up and feels confident and secure as his/her body limits are contained by the Waff. The Waff also favors the tonic status consciousness as its suppleness facilitates the passive mobilizations and allows the child to diversify her/her body experiences. The experiences on the Waff contribute to the psycho-body security feeling that is essential to the child.

At that time she fully enjoyed its relaxing and analgesic benefits on the lower back pains as well as its drainage massage effect on the legs. After birth, the Waff was a precious tool for both the essential post-partum rehabilitation and pleasant breast-feeding. You can usesthe psychomotor development capabilities of the Waff ondaily basis as well as at home with your children.  Stimulation and Awakening with S and A in uppercase!

The medium or max Waff creates the atmosphere for assimilating a highly tonic state. Its flexibility and ergonomics facilitate passive efforts made by parents or therapists. By offering a secure and privileged body space that promotes communication between children and adults, the max or medium Waff contribute to the psycho-body security feeling that is essential to happy and consistent development of children, from birth up to when they begin to exit early childhood. Just like adults, children make themselves at home, curl up and feel confident and secure as their body limits are contained by theWaffWaffs are recommended by early childhood professionals. 

The Waff helps children feel the effect of their first movements, manifested through a gentle rocking. Children abandon their tonic defenses more easily, through a kinesthetic process. They diversify their bodily experiences, adapting to the Waff very rapidly and using it intuitively as an experimental basis forplay. A child can explore internal sensations and become aware of its bodily identity. We warned you, kids love Waffs…!

 

 

The Waff's design, quality of materials and the sensations and emotions encountered in using aWaff encourage a greater mind-opening experience, ideal for discovering.

The back lying position gathers up the baby's body and helps it discover and explore the different parts of its body more easily; hands, feet, mouth, and all objects laid out around it.

Depending on a child's age, this new awareness can be stimulated by an adult with opening and closing of arms movements and pedaling movements that allow a baby to feel and discover its lower body areas.

Bodily experiences are diverse, involving games, motor activities, relaxation and easing into sleep. You can rock your child to sleep by a slight movement of your foot on the Waff.

 

A child progresses and grows rapidly and the Waff is a very recreational tool that can be used in numerous ways. Through this, a Waff participates in creativity and imagination development of a child. 

 

 

 

Julyan Zeltner a physiotherapist specialized in pediatrics: the Waff functions like a true mediator between users and their bodies, letting them work gently and thoroughly in the areas they have not yet explored. It provides users with a means of reclaiming sensations and of being a genuine actor in the process. The Waff could be considered the missing link that people need to take possession of their bodies using all of their senses, an integral part of the development of our physical and psychological well-being."

 

When using the Max or Medium Waff, parents should monitor children on a full-time basis until they are developed enough to move about and get off it themselves, usually between 24 and 36 months, depending on the child.