Kim Zolciak Biermann posted this adorable video or Kaia in the pool yesterday using a flotation device around her neck.
My little princess and my big boy KJ in the pool today!!!! She lovesssss the water!!! This little gadget is incredible! – Kim Zolciak
For all the dumba**’s that wrote nonsense on my page yesterday when I posted a video of Kaia in the pool take note!!!! – Kim Zolciak
When napping, nursing and being cute becomes too exhausting, babies now have the option of being pampered at a baby spa.
Float Baby, a new Houston, Texas, establishment that caters to customers as young as a few weeks old, lets infants unwind in the water and enjoy the benefits of massage.
Owner Kristi Ison got the idea after reading about a similar concept in the U.K. She believes her business is the first baby spa of its kind in the U.S.
“What we find is that the babies find the water very soothing and relaxing,” Ison, 43, told TODAY Moms.
“Before they can roll over, they want to move and they’re not able to — they’re either in a carrier or being held — and so when we put them in the water and they experience that freedom, they really enjoy it.”
Some 130 babies have come through Float Baby since it opened for business in February. A visit consists of two components: hydrotherapy, with the babies floating in a little pool for about 20 minutes while wearing special doughnut-shaped floatation devices around their necks to keep their heads above water; and neonatal massage, performed by their parents while being coached by Ison, who is a certified instructor of infant massage.
A visit costs $65, with discounts offered to parents who book multiple sessions.
The younger the babies are, the better they react to the water because they recently spent nine months floating in amniotic fluid in the womb, Ison said.
“The newborns especially like it, we see them float and then have a little cat nap while they’re floating,” she noted. “The older babies, they really like to kick around and splash and socialize.”
The floatation devices — developed by Float Baby and patent-pending — have an inner ring that supports a baby’s chin and base of the head, while allowing the arms and legs below the water to move freely, Ison said. The water is purified and its temperature is kept at 95-98 degrees Fahrenheit. The babies wear swim diapers and the pools are washed out daily, she added. Parents gather around the pool and watch the little ones during the session.
You can see a variety of Baby Swim Neck Collars Here.
Update: Dad hilariously tries the device.
“I can’t with kroy I took Kaia out of the pool got her down for her nap and I come out to this!!! You will always be my baby hunni” – Mrs Biermann
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