Resources for more information

Class Acts – from Practical Parenting, June 2010

Baby Massage is a lovely way to get to know your brand-new baby and spend quiet, quality time together. Other benefits may include better bonding and improved sleeping and settling habits… More

Massage Favourable – Adjusts Infant’s Rest-Activity Cycle

- Massage Magazine 2005, Source: Tel Aviv University Department of neonatology and neuro-biochemistry

Infants who were massaged before bedtime adjusted to a more favorable rest-activity cycle by the age of 8 weeks and produced more melatonin, a sleep regulator, during the night by the age of 12 weeks, according to a recent study… More

Baby Tantrums

- Elizabeth Pentley, Author of Gentle Baby Care

A baby’s first tamtrum can take you by surprise. Your baby can really shock you by shrieking, stamping, hitting, or making his whole body go stiff. But don’t take it personally… More

Hands On Approach

- Daily Telegraphy, 22 July 2009

As adults, we know how a good massage can make us feel. It can take the edge off a stressful day, soothe aches and pains, or just be a delightful indulgence because it makes you feel great. Little wonder, then, that babies, from their very first days reap the rewards too. Research into the benefits of baby massage over the past two decades has found that it may help infants under six months to be less stressed, sleep more and cry less… More

Practical information on Wind, colic & constipation

Advice on how to recognize, and how baby massage can help.

Here are some useful links on Baby Massage and Parenting

  • Bub Hub:: Pregnancy, Baby, Parenting Website
  • Baby Portraits: Skipping Stone Photography
  • Kids Activities Northern Beaches
  • Dial An Angel – Family Care Specialists
  • Northern Beaches Kids Guide
  • Babies and Toddlers Directory
  • True Local
  • The Compounding Pharmacy
  • Mothercraft for Babies-Sleep Routines
  • Mumzone Baby Directory
  • Babyguru
  • Babybusiness
  • Nurturing Hands Support
  • Womb in Bloom
  • Giget Foundation – Postnatal Depression
  • Miracle Babies Northern Beaches Nurture Group
  • Northern Beaches Lifestart Group