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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
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
..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
Recent Blog Posts
Babies learn language best by interacting with people rather than passively through a video or audio recording. But it’s been unclear what aspects of social interactions make them so important for learning. A new study says that an early social behavior called gaze shifting is linked to infants’ ability to learn sounds of new languages. […]
Infants prefer positive over negative voices, but it wasn’t known if this information affects their social preferences. The ability to evaluate people’s actions and intentions is an important skill. Researchers at the University of Toronto studied babies, and their findings suggest that very young children make judgments about people based on the tone of their […]
Mothers who are “mind-minded,” or able to “tune in” to their baby’s thoughts and feelings by engaging in baby talk, may be able to help their child understand the thoughts of others as they grow. For a new study, researchers observed 40 mothers and their babies when they were 10, 12, 16, and 20 months […]
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 […]
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 […]
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