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  • Infant Massage USA® is Endorsed By:

    This excellent program recognizes the crucial importance of the early attachment relationship between baby and mother (or primary attachment figure).
    Sir Richard Bowlby

    ..Certified Educators of Infant Massage (CEIM) are skilled in supporting new parents in learning the art of infant massage while deepening their relationship with their baby.
    Dr. William and Martha Sears, California

    I heartily endorse the work of Infant Massage USA® because the organization understands that touch is not just a good idea, it is a necessary nutrient.
    Peggy O’Mara, Editor and Publisher, Mothering, New Mexico

  • Recent Blog Posts

    • Help Bring Infant Massage to the Babies in Haiti

      Save Haiti’s Babies Through Infant Massage. Following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the people are struggling for basic survival. Because of the stress, parents are less responsive to their babies. This is causing both physical and emotional problems for the babies, to the point some babies are struggling to survive. CEMEA, a Haiti Education Association, [...]

    • Using Infant Massage in a New Parent Support Program Overseas

      By Jody Wright One of my new CEIMs, Lisa Steffian, wrote me from Spain: My position as the New Parent Support Program Specialist at a base in Europe allowed me excellent access to all expectant parents served at our base hospital. I collaborated with a variety of early childhood educators, health professionals, and specialists to [...]

    • Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome – by Vimala McClure

      owa hospitals have developed what they call the Period of Purple Crying, a program helping parents and caregivers understand the frustrating features of crying in normal infants that can lead to shaking or abuse. They have promoted the program for two years and report that 80% of Iowa birth families receive the prevention material upon [...]

    • Fussy Baby Two day advanced workshop October 23rd

      Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Contact: Maggie Reardon, mreardon@erikson.edu Venue: Erikson Institute Address: 451 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL, United States  Map Cost: $325 before Oct. 10, $350 after FOR PRACTITIONERS Two-day, advanced workshop The Erikson Institute’s Fussy Baby Network® and Infant Massage USA® are partnering to offer a one-of-a-kind, two-day, advanced training continuing education workshop for Certified Educators of Infant Massage (CEIMs). Participants will learn the [...]

    • Infant Massage Helps Parents of Preterm Babies – by Vimala McClure

      An abstract published in BMJ Open, an open-access medical journal  says that infant massage has been identified as one activity that helps parents of preterm infants feel supported. “The birth of a preterm infant can be an overwhelming experience of guilt, fear and helplessness for parents,” it noted. It went on to say that providing interventions to [...]

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