Massage for Babies. baby massage training courses -  accredited and certificated.
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The foundation of our training: enhancing attachment and bonding between babies and their parents through caring, nurturing touch.

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Group courses

Baby massage training course contents for
individual practitioners

The baby massage teacher training course for individuals is for small groups of students, eight at most.

The course includes group work, individual tuition, guest lecturers and supervised massage tuition by students with parents and babies to gain practical experience.

Attention is paid to ensure students not only have the experience to teach parents but also the confidence and there will always be support available after the course has been completed.

Included in the course are:

    • Principles of baby massage
    • Benefits
    • Teaching a sequence of full body massage strokes on dolls
    • Contra-indications
    • Historical and cultural contexts
    • Demonstration of teaching baby massage to parents with their babies
    • Massage teaching practise by students with parents and babies
    • Early neurological and brain development of babies
    • Basic anatomy, physiology and development of babies
    • The importance of emotional and social development with emphasis on parent-infant interaction
    • Preparation for baby massage
    • Logistics of a class
    • Importance and relevance of massage in baby care
    • Instruction of parents by students in baby massage
    • Personal statements by students
    • Students' case studies during and after the course
    • Assessments
    • Complete booklet of course handouts
    • Suggested lesson plans
    • Recommended reading list
    • Insurance advice
    • Continuing feedback and contact
    • Accredited Certification from an independent organisation

Mothers massaging babies
“Thanks and thanks again for teaching me this wonderful skill.”

Health visitor, Hampshire