March 25, 2019

A new baby in the family brings a lot of joy and sometimes confusion and jealousy on the part of the baby’s sibling(s).

Depending on your situation it can invaluable to involve siblings during baby massage. Young children can apply the strokes on a doll or teddy bear wh...

January 26, 2019

The lymphatic system plays a really important role in our body. Specifically, the lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs that help rid the body of toxins, waste and other unwanted materials.

The primary function of the lymphatic system is to transport lymp...

January 9, 2019

Being a new parent can be very tiring and it is important to be and feel nurtured when life becomes a bit overwhelming.

If you are in need of some nurturing, then a Nurturing Bowen Therapy session for new parents may be the answer for you. You will receive a specially d...

June 17, 2018

Many parents ask if there are benefits to learning baby massage again with a second or additional child.

Attending infant massage classes will provide you with the opportunity to revisit the baby massage strokes.

It will also offer you the chance to gain some insights in...

May 26, 2018

The Centre for Community Child Health, which is part of the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, recently published a key report titled The First 1000 Days: An Evidence Paper, September 2017.

A key section of the report considers the contribution of fathers/male care...

May 20, 2018

I am always very aware that when I run group baby massage classes that everyone who walks into the class brings with them their own personal, cultural, social expectations and beliefs. They will undoubtedly be comparing themselves and their babies with the other parent...

May 4, 2018

Vimala McClure’s statement in her book Infant Massage: A handbook for loving parents,

“Infant massage can be a wonderful bonding tool for parents and babies with special needs....It is something you do with your baby rather than to you baby. It is not another therapy bu...

April 29, 2018

Growing up involves physical, emotional and cognitive development, all of which involves and is supported by touch. In fact, touch is fundamental for all aspects of human development. 

Baby or infant massage is all about the power of touch. Specific massage strokes assi...

April 21, 2018

Is your baby irritable, crying a lot and/or showing signs of stomach or gut pain?

In Vimala McClure’s Infant Massage book she uses the term colic “for babies who cry for extended periods of time and are obviously experiencing stomach pain.

A truly colicky baby is stiff a...

April 8, 2018

Understanding that all ‘at term’ human babies are born approximately nine months prematurely explains why it can be hard for the baby and for the parent at times.

I kept this awareness in mind when I read The Wonder Weeks, and its description of the first few ‘leaps’...

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