Smithfield, NC: August 20-21, 2016
Lexington, KY: October 1-2, 2016
Toledo, OH: November 13-14, 2016
What students are saying about Baby's First Massage:
"I am super happy I took this course and intend to put it to good use in the very near future!!" Tammie, 2016
"Great Course! I feel excited to teach others. Thanks, Amy!" Megan, 2016
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Baby’s First Massage® Mission Statement
Baby’s First Massage® is an innovative, research-based infant massage training program that is readily comprehended and simple to implement. Our goal is to train qualified professionals in the skills to teach parents or caregivers listening and sensitive touch skills in order to empower them to create a strong family foundation of love, esteem, and respect.
We help new parents worldwide learn how to massage their babies as soon after birth as possible. We:
What makes a successful infant massage instructor?
Our training is built around helping you develop these skills and qualities. We use specific techniques that are fun, informative and practice-building. There are several new key pieces, including marketing, building our listening skills and expanded information on Neuroception and the Polyvagal theory. As a part of the new class, each student will receive the BFM protocol on the table themselves. Because of these changes, our delivery method has changed.
Q. Are there continuing education hours for Baby’s First Massage®?
A. Yes. Please click here to get this information.
Q. Can I become certified through the Baby’s First Massage® workshops?
A. If you attend the In-Class which is 16 hours of in class time or , take the home study program. To become certified with the home study program, you must complete a post test, other tasks as assigned and give five documented practice classes. After completing this work, you send all your documentation to our office, and you will receive your certification.
Q. Is this baby massage just for newborns?
A. NO! While it is ideally suited to the medically stable newborn, including a preterm baby that is at least 31+ weeks gestation, weighs at least 3 pounds, and is taking feedings, the techniques taught in this class are also appropriate for all ages. This protocol is useful when you want to calm the nervous system, no matter what the age!