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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
No Matter How Small
Reviewed by Jody Wright “You know it is just a whirlwind at first, to get a grasp of [all the] things going on, and everything is in a constant state of flux.” Says one father of a prematurely born baby. Parents feel lost and alone, living much of their day in the strange and new [...]
Nurturing Military Families
During this month of the Military child we want to recognize the work of our CEIMs who are supporting our young Military families from Florida to Alaska and from Europe to Asia. Over the years our Certified Educators of Infant Massage (CEIMs) have empowered thousands of families. Though all new parents have struggles and challenges [...]
Babies Teach Us So Much
During a recent training at the Parents as Teachers National Resource Center we had such wonderful babies who taught us so much. One particular mom and baby taught us so much. The baby was born premature. For adjusted age, he was one month old. The mom was responsive to the baby but seemed overwhelmed with [...]
Infant Massage: Nurturing in the NICU – Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit
Infant Massage at the Women & Infants Hospital – Providence RI by Linda Storm, Executive Director Infant Massage USA For one weekend every month since September 2010 I’ve been going to Boston to attend an Infant Parent Mental Health Certification Program (IPMHP) developed by Ed Tronick at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. This month [...]
Infant Massage: An Encounter of Love That Goes Beyond The Borders of the Body
by Virginia Latouche de Levy, Certified Instructor of Infant Massage (CIMI) Caracas, Venezuela A touch, a look, a gesture… are encounters of love where the magic of innocence and candor unite. Mothers, fathers and babies are immersed in an atmosphere of tenderness and simplicity, in which voices, whispers, songs, looks and movements are party to [...]
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