It is highly recommended to take a class with a certified infant massage
instructor to receive the maximum benefits of learning the art of infant massage. Through a class you will be
able to get more individualized help, information, and gain a better understanding of how to adapt massage for
your unique child as he/she goes through different developmental stages. The following are valuable resources
to enhance your knowledge about infant massage and communication and to provide you with helpful contacts.
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Baby Massage: A Video for Loving Parents
director Jim Jenner. This video is based on the best-seller - Infant Massage: A Handbook for Loving Parents. This video demonstrates massage techniques for the entire body. Stokes are broken down into body parts and put together into a complete routine. This is a great tool to reinforce what you learn in class and also to share with others what infant massage is all about.
Foundation For Healthy Family Living - Providing educational resources that enhance respectful communication and nurturing touch.
With Your Baby - Find out about the benefits and resources available
to teach your baby sign language.
Shop.TheMannings.Com - Excellent collection of wellness products that our
family uses every day.
Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS) - PEPS' mission is to provide community-based programs that enable parents of infants and young children to meet the challenges of parenting through mutual support and shared information.
Phone: (206) 547-8570
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) - MOPS International recognizes that the years from infancy to kindergarten are foundational in a mother-child relationship and are filled with unique needs. MOPS exists to meet the needs of every mom - urban and suburban moms, stay-at-home and working moms, teen, single, and married moms - moms with different lifestyles who all share a similar desire to be the very best moms they can be!
La Leche League - A support group for mothers who choose to breastfeed.
Healthy Starts - A free support program for young parents under 22 years of age. This program provides weekly home visits, opportunities to meet with other young parents, and attend educational and social activities.
Phone: Seattle - (206) 362-7282; Eastside- (425) 869-6658