Baby Massage - "The Gift of Love"

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Course Description

Baby massage is fun and easy and a great way to bond with your baby. I'm Laura Lacey, a licensed massage therapist and certified baby massage instructor. In this online class I will teach you everything you need to know to massage your baby from head to toe, as I guide you step by step through various massage techniques. Not only is baby massage a great activity for you and your little one, it has many wonderful benefits - and your baby will love being massaged!

This online baby massage class is appropriate for babies ages 6 weeks to 6 months, and is great for Moms, Dads and caregivers. Each lecture has a video that covers a specific body part or technique, so you can follow as I demonstrate with real parents and their babies.

What will you learn?

  • Basic principles of baby massage and over 30 massage strokes
  • The best time to massage your baby.
  • How often and for how long you should massage your baby.
  • When baby massage is contraindicated.
  • A safe and soothing massage, fun and energizing stretches
  • Techniques to address common ailments such as colic, gas, teething and congestion.

Who this course is for:

  • Everyone is welcome, especially moms, dads and caregivers.

Course content

6 sections • 18 lectures • 41m total length

Instructor

Licensed Massage Therapist
  • 4.9 Instructor Rating
  • 40 Reviews
  • 319 Students
  • 1 Course

Laura has been a licensed and nationally certified massage therapist for over 13 years. She received her training from the acclaimed Swedish Institute in New York and has additional certifications in infant, prenatal and therapeutic massage.

Laura's philosophy in wellness for the whole person is reflected in her teaching style. She has trained countless new parents, caregivers and health care professionals in prenatal and infant massage. Her workshops now include infant nutrition and labor massage for doulas.

Located in the New York metropolitan area, Laura was a member of the Hudson Perinatal Consortium and served on the regional board of the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition.

Additional information about baby massage, infant and prenatal nutrition and wellness for women can be found on her website www.lauralacey.com.

Expected Outcomes

  1. By the end of this course you will know how to massage every little body part and how to use massage to comfort and soothe your baby. Requirements All you need is a baby, a blanket and some oils. Description Baby massage is fun and easy and a great way to bond with your baby. I'm Laura Lacey, a licensed massage therapist and certified baby massage instructor. In this online class I will teach you everything you need to know to massage your baby from head to toe, as I guide you step by step through various massage techniques. Not only is baby massage a great activity for you and your little one, it has many wonderful benefits - and your baby will love being massaged! This online baby massage class is appropriate for babies ages 6 weeks to 6 months, and is great for Moms, Dads and caregivers. Each lecture has a video that covers a specific body part or technique, so you can follow as I demonstrate with real parents and their babies. What will you learn? Basic principles of baby massage and over 30 massage strokes The best time to massage your baby. How often and for how long you should massage your baby. When baby massage is contraindicated. A safe and soothing massage, fun and energizing stretches Techniques to address common ailments such as colic, gas, teething and congestion. Who this course is for: Everyone is welcome, especially moms, dads and caregivers. Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 18 lectures • 41m total length Expand all sections General Summary and Introduction 1 lecture • 2min General Summary and Introduction Preview 02:28 Getting Ready for Baby Massage 3 lectures • 6min Benefits and Cautions Preview 02:42 Baby Massage Oils Preview 01:00 General Guidelines Preview 02:01 Basic Baby Massage 7 lectures • 20min Before You Begin 01:23 The Legs and Feet 05:22 The Tummy Preview 03:09 The Chest 01:46 The Arms and Hands 02:57 The Back 02:20 The Head and Face 02:37 Playtime Massage 1 lecture • 3min Playtime Massage Techniques 03:03 Massage for Comfort Care 3 lectures • 6min Gas and Colic 03:34 Congestion 01:23 Teething 01:26 Wrap Up 3 lectures • 1min Wrap Up 01:03 Baby Massage Tips 1 page Baby Massage FAQ 2 pages Instructor Laura Lacey Licensed Massage Therapist 4.9 Instructor Rating 40 Reviews 319 Students 1 Course Laura has been a licensed and nationally certified massage therapist for over 13 years. She received her training from the acclaimed Swedish Institute in New York and has additional certifications in infant, prenatal and therapeutic massage. Laura's philosophy in wellness for the whole person is reflected in her teaching style. She has trained countless new parents, caregivers and health care professionals in prenatal and infant massage. Her workshops now include infant nutrition and labor massage for doulas. Located in the New York metropolitan area, Laura was a member of the Hudson Perinatal Consortium and served on the regional board of the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition. Additional information about baby massage, infant and prenatal nutrition and wellness for women can be found on her website www.lauralacey.com. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; var radios = document.querySelectorAll('[name="' + input.dataset.name + '"]'); for (var i = 0; i (function(){window['__CF$cv$params']={r:'67831145bcec0635',m:'ecf4131209447a8b46c831aa17db3f5aa4865f14-1627862862-1800-AUvf7kgIw4kdjlmZNfuB2VCoy9qT6bJuH2LfE0eWLtzz1w/IcA5waCSClxcbD10Nic0mvXmn3KHprQ9VPO9HyfXTgQpuBWHSsaa6YY4+yr4SkSpIQ3SJFE5hLbG+lWgZZGE6hO9DUw2YDbvqEVFmtaoWimQ6saKJqIJQ3WLRWUda',s:[0xba2793dee7,0xd485b8e5f3],}})();