Baby Massage Research Studies
Baby’s First Massage Program approach to massage with babies has been used in three nursing research studies:
- Beachy, J.M.(2003). Premature infant massage in the NICU. Neonatal Network, 22 (3): pp 39-44.
- Oswalt, K.L., Biasini, F.J., Wilson, L.L., Mrug, S. (2009). Outcomes of a massage intervention on teen mothers: a pilot study. Pediatric Nursing, 35(5) pp. 284-317.
- Serrano, M.S., Doren, F.M., Wilson, L.L., (2010). Teaching Chilean mothers to massage their full-term infants: effects on maternal breast-feeding and infant weight gain at age 2 and 4 months. Journal of perinatal Neonatal Nursing. 24 (2) pp.1-8.
- Infant Massage: Healthy Babies, Happy Families
Massage Magazine, March2013
- The Science of Mother Love
Motherlove: The Home for Natural Family Living, Oct 11, 2011
- Early Life Experience Modifies Gene Vital to Normal Brain Function
Sept 28, 2010 at Phys.org
- Teaching Chilean Mothers to Massage Their Full-Term Infants: Effects on Maternal Breastfeeding and Infant Weight Gain at Age 2 and 4 Months
Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, April/June 2010
- Outcomes of Massage Intervention on Teen Mothers: A Pilot Study
Pediatric Nursing, September/October 2009
- Research Says Massage May Help Infants Sleep More, Cry Less And Be Less Stressed
Nov 13, 2006
- Tender Touch: Infant Massage Helps Babies Find the Connections that Help Them Grow
Printed in AMTA Journal, MTJ in 2006 and references Baby’s First Massage R
- Fussy Babies and Belly Blues: Ways to Calm Them and You
Baby’s First Massage