Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News 18 November 2013 Twin baby bath video goes viral A video showing two newborn twins taking a spa bath has been melting hearts across the web. 2 Twin newborns enjoying Thalasso bath therapy. ~ Sonia Rochel Thalasso Bain Bébé Related What about water birth? Soothing your newborn Multiple pregnancies risky and expensive ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development A video showing two newborn twin babies taking a spa bath has been melting hearts across the web.Sonia Rochel, a maternity nurse at Clinique de la Muette in Paris, is shown in the video (see below) massaging the babies in water to mimic life inside the womb – known as the Thalasso Baby Bath or "Thalasso Bain Bébé Jumeaux" in French. Sonia is said to have invented the technique following on the principles of Thalassotherapy.Thalassotherapy, from the Greek thalasso meaning ‘sea’ and therapia meaning ‘treatment’, uses the healing and beneficial properties of the sea and the marine environment for your health and well-being.Her technique sees babies bathed and massaged for 10 - 15 minutes to the sound of relaxing music, without the use of any gels or creams. Rochel wanted to show that bath time for newborns should be a relaxing experience for both baby and parent.The bathing ritual is meant for babies from birth to 2 months, but should only ever be performed by a trained professional who knows exactly what the strength of the shower and the temperature of the water should be, and which parts of the baby to immerse.More information about the technique is a little scant at this time, but by all accounts the babies are so blissful that they don't even realise they are no longer in the womb. The twins in the video, a boy and a girl, were just a few days old when they experienced the bath, according to the mother who declined to release their names. Watch the video and for more visit Sonia Rochel's Baby Bath Facebook page. Laura van Niekerk NEXT ON HEALTH24X More kids and teens heading to ER with headaches 2016-10-24 15:42 More: PregnancyNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 2 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News Win R5 000 with the Health of the Nation Survey Diet and nutrition Worries that ‘sugar tax’ is too low Medical schemes Gordhan outlines initial focus of NHI Diet and nutrition Budget: Sugar tax watered down to only 11% Diet and nutrition Gordhan confirms: 'Sugar tax' coming later this year News Health24 Health Challenge: Week 29 From our sponsors 10 facts about diabetes and insulin you need to know How to care for your vaginal flora JHB - Free Caregiver Workshop with TENA experts - 15 February JHB - Free home visit and assessment with a TENA nurse advisor Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?