Infant massage courses and resources are now widely available through many childrens' centres. Private infant massage and baby reflex practitioners are also an option if you would like instruction in your own home. Information on the use of oils is also relevant and included here. Infant massage has many benefits, and not just for baby, but the importance of touch does not diminish as children grow. Humans are a constant-contact species and touch is highly nurturing. Positive physical touch through massage, play and rough-and-tumble can provide multiple benefits for those involved.
International Association of Infant Massage - this site is for the UK chapter of IAIM and includes information on the benefits of massage, local classes and training courses.
Baby Reflex - baby reflex is a gentle method of reflexology suitable for babies from one month to three years of age. Baby Reflex practitioners on this site are trained Reflexologists with the additional Baby Reflex qualification.
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