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Which Oil Is Best For Newborn Massage?

Have you ever tried to research what oil is best to use for massaging a newborn? If so, you'll know that it's difficult because there is a lot of conflicting information when it comes to what you should or should not be using. So what do you do?
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10 Little Tricks To Achieve The Best Results With Baby Massage

Have you heard about the benefits of baby massage but feel unsure when it comes what techniques are best?
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Become a Certified Baby Massage Therapist

Both research and anecdotal evidence from families have shown there are many ways that babies and families may benefit from infant massage.
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How much does an infant massage therapist make?

Infant Massage therapists income is quite varied, with some working in baby massage full-time or part-time, as a hobby and others as volunteers. Many run their own small business and as such, they are able to set their own rates for their baby massage classes and private appointments.
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Melbourne November 2020

Applications are now being accepted for the Melbourne 13-15 November 2020 baby massage course
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Sydney 2021

APPLY NOW: Sydney baby massage course 19 - 21 February 2021.

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Correspondence Training

Learn baby massage from the comfort of your own home.

Easily complete 9 units of study and all competency tasks.
All theory and practical components are completed with full support.

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Soaring Demand for Infant Massage Instructors

Keeping up with demand from parents wanting to learn baby massage is something the Infant Massage Information Service is trying to cope with says founder, Heidi McLoughlin. 
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Baby Massage Course: Payment plans

Our interest free payment plans are very popular and the majority of students pay their course fees this way.

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Baby Massage for wind

If your baby is suffering from wind pain - massage can help.
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Menthol-infused lotions pose danger to infants

Menthol-infused baby oil that is commonly used to relieve abdominal pain in infants is dangerous for children under two years of age and their use on infants has been banned by the Food and Drug Administration in China.
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Woolworths promotes Infant Massage Instructors

Infant massage is increasingly popular in Australia. Explore the potential health benefits of this practice and easy ways to try massage at home.
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Baby Massage Sydney

ApplicationApplications are now being accepted for the Sydney baby massage course, 16-18 July 2021.
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Parents turn to black market to get some sleep

Sleep deprivation is nothing to yawn at. Sleep plays a vital role in your health and well-being. Some parents have become so sleep deprived, they are turning to the black market to acquire melatonin tablets. It's a quick fix, but one that can impact hormone levels, affect development and lead to long-term sleep issues.
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Baby Massage Perth

Baby Massage Perth: Applications are now being accepted for the Perth baby massage course,  11-13 March 2022.
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Baby dies after parents fail to seek help for jaundice

A woman in the U.S has refused to seek medical treatment for her newborn daughter, leading to the baby's death, a police chief testified in court last week.
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baby massage sydney melbourne perth adelaide brisbane gold coast

Sydney / Melbourne / Perth / Adelaide / Brisbane / Gold Coast - International correspondence / home study
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Baby Massage Adelaide

APPLY NOW: A limited number of positions are available at the Adelaide baby massage course, 24 - 26 June 2022.
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Melbourne

APPLY NOW: A limited number of positions are available at the Melbourne baby massage course, 19 - 21 November 2021.
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Baby Massage Brisbane

APPLY NOW: Applications are currently being accepted for the 3, 4 & 5 December 2021 Brisbane baby massage course
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Asking permission to massage

Sounds strange at first but trust us... this is almost every Infant Massage Instructor's favourite aspect of baby massage. Once you know a little more about it, it may be yours too.
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The truth about baby massage and reflux

Can baby massage really help with reflux? The Infant Massage Information reviews if and how massage can assist.
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Study find baby massage effective for increasing mother infant attachment

Research finds baby massage is effective for increasing mother-infant attachment
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Baby Massage Found to Strengthen the Immune System

Did you know that even a small amount of massage each day helps to strengthen a baby's immune system? Research published by the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics shows the 'cell-killing' ability (cytotoxicity) of white blood cells (NK cells) increases when babies receive massage.
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What it's like to work as a baby massage instructor

The first thing that draws most people to a qualification in baby massage is the babies. While there’s no denying that teaching a baby massage class with a full circle of little people, lying down enjoying their leg massage is about one of the cutest things you’ll ever see, this isn’t the most rewarding aspect of working in baby massage. It’s the parents that sincerely express how grateful they are for your help and explain what a difference baby massage has made to their family.
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Research Massage helps infants sleep more and be less stressed

Parents were trained by professional instructors in appropriate massage techniques. Following the intervention, a range of significant results were noted. Compared to control groups, the massaged infants cried less, slept better and had lower levels of cortisol (a stress hormone).
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IVF and baby massage

Parents who have been through IVF are at a greater risk of postnatal depression and anxiety and as such, trying baby massage can become even more important. While it's never too late to start, the earlier parents learn about massage the better. Learning and practising techniques on a doll prior to the baby's arrival enables parents to begin massage within the first few days after birth. This may help to prevent or reduce depression and anxiety.
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How Do I Become a Baby Massage Therapist

Baby Massage Training can be completed through the Infant Massage Information Service via a 3-day intensive course (held in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Gold Coast and Brisbane) or training is available for students internationally via correspondence.
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How Can I Treat My Baby's Eczema Naturally

The type of oil used for baby massage is extremely important. New research shows olive oil and sunflower oil damage the natural skin barrier, exacerbating and possibly instigating eczema. Cold pressed sesame oil (NOT the cooking sesame oil found in the supermarket) actually strengthens the skin barrier.
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What Does an Infant Massage Therapist Do

Baby massage therapists are referred to as Certified Infant Massage Instructors (CIMI) or Paediatric Massage Consultants (PMC). Because of best practice guidelines and the desire to achieve the best outcomes for their clients, certified instructors and consultants teach parents how to massage as opposed to providing therapy directly to infants and children themselves.
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Melbourne November

Melbourne IMIS Baby Massage Course November 2020
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Online

Australia's most widely recognised, evidence-based infant massage courses. Qualify to teach the baby massage as a way to support early parent-baby relationships. The IMIS baby massage correspondence program means you can complete training from anywhere in the world, study in Perth or the Sunshine Coast, Hobart or Darwin, New Zealand or Noway, training is available worldwide.
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Gold Coast

Complete your baby massage training course on the Gold Coast with the Infant Massage Information Service and become a Certified Infant Massage Instructor or Paediatric Massage Consultant
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IMIS Infant Massage Instructor and Consultant Training

IMIS is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Body Work (NCBTMB) to teach IMIS Infant Massage Instructor and Consultant Training as a 6-hour, home study, continuing education course.
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