Online Baby Massage Course

Online Course Information

  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  •  1-year unlimited access
  • Expert tuition – over 24 years’ experience
  • Ability to stop & start to fit around your baby’s needs

What will I learn?

You will learn proven techniques to help baby’s development, whilst strengthening the bond between you.

  • Theory of baby massage
  • Massage techniques for the whole body
  • Massage to relieve colic, constipation and gas
  • Massage techniques to soothe baby to sleep
  • Massage to relieve teething pains
  • Massage to relieve sticky eye
  • Bedtime massage routines
  • Playtime massage routines
  • And much more…

Course Instructor

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Tammy has been teaching baby massage for over 24 years to both parents and healthcare professionals.

Owing to her knowledge and passion for baby massage, she is a leader in infant massage and has been responsible for training NHS midwives and health visitors, therapists, sure start teams, family support workers and nursery nurses. Tammy also still loves to run classes in her local area as she is passionate about supporting parents through the exciting, yet sometimes challenging, period in their lives as they get to know & understand their babies. Learn more about Tammy here 

Online Course Information

1. The Baby Massage Course Sessions

Our Online Baby Massage Course has been designed to replicate baby massage classes, allowing you to complete the class at a time and place convenient to you. Each session includes both a practical aspect whereby Tammy teaches you specific massage techniques and routines, in addition to sharing her insights from her experience of being a mum herself and of her 24 years of teaching baby massage.

Session 1 - About Baby Massage and Massaging The Legs & Feet

Session 1 begins by introducing you to baby massage, how to prepare for baby massage, how to choose your massage oil, when you should avoid baby massage and the effects and benefits of baby massage. Tammy then teaches you how to massage your baby’s legs & feet.

Video length: 46 min 09 sec

 

Session 2 - Massaging the Tummy and Chest & Arms

Session 2 teaches you massage techniques and routines for the tummy and chest & arms. In this session, Tammy guides you through routines for preventing and relieving digestive issues such as gas, colic and constipation.

Video length: 30 min 46 sec

Session 3 – Massaging the Face & Back

Session 3 teaches you massage techniques and routines for your baby’s face and back. Tammy also gives advice on how to massage your baby as they grow and provides some words of support for coping with a crying baby.

Video length: 29 min 45 sec

Session 4 – Bringing it all Together

Session 4, your final session, brings all of the massage techniques together to create an abbreviated massage routine for the whole body. Tammy also shares some inspiring stories about how massage has helped some of the families she has worked with over the years.

Video length: 28 min 13 sec

2. About Baby Massage

These videos all form part of the course sessions. However, if you’d like to recap and watch specific videos again, we’ve made it easier for you by providing them in small bite sized pieces.

When is Your Baby Ready to Start Baby Massage?

A frequent question asked by parents is “when is my baby ready to start baby massage?” In this video, Tammy talks about when it is safe to begin.

Video length: 1 min 43 sec

Introduction to Baby Massage

In this video, Tammy introduces you to the ancient art of baby massage.

Video length: 1 min 59 sec

Preparation for Baby Massage

Being prepared and creating the right setting for baby massage will make it more pleasurable for both you and your baby. In this video, Tammy explains what you need and how to create the right environment for baby massage.

Video length: 4 min 29 sec

Choosing Massage Oil

There are many oils available for baby massage. In this video, Tammy talks about how to choose the right massage oil for you and your baby.

Video length: 2 min 22 sec

Contra-Indications and Cautions

There are certain times when you should avoid massaging your baby. In this video, Tammy advises on when you should avoid baby massage, things to look out for and how to alter the massage to ensure it is always a pleasurable experience for your baby.

Video length: 6 min 26 sec

Effects of Massage

After baby massage, your baby can become very hungry and thirsty. In this video, Tammy talks about after effects of baby massage.

Video length: 2 min 07 sec

Benefits of Baby Massage

Baby massage has numerous benefits for both parent and child. In this video, Tammy talks about the main benefits of baby massage. For more on information on the benefits, click here to read about it in your own time.

Video length: 7 min 26 sec

How to massage your baby as they grow

As your baby grows, particularly as they begin to crawl, it can become difficult to massage them. In this video, Tammy talks about how to modify the massage as they grow.

Video length: 5 min 48 sec

Why you should follow the course

To gain the full benefits of massage for you and your baby it is important not to dive straight into massage routines. In this video, Tammy talks about the importance of following the course, and giving you and your baby time to learn this wonderful new skill.

Video length: 1 min 32 sec

Massage, Music & Nursery Rhymes

Our online baby massage course includes lots of nursery rhymes. In this video, Tammy talks about how to choose your music and the benefits of singing nursery rhymes to your baby.

Video length: 1 min 51 sec

Massage to help children through stressful times

Our children can go through lots of stressful times in life, moving home, starting nursery/school, parents divorcing etc. In this video, Tammy talks about how massage can help children through stressful times.

Video length: 1 min 53 sec

A tip for babies with Eczema

Eczema can be distressing for both baby and parent. In this video, Tammy talks about massaging babies with eczema.

Video length: 1 min 19 sec

3. Massage for Common Ailments

These videos show you massage routines to help relieve your baby from some common ailments. Before trying these routines, please give both you and your baby time to get familiar with massage.

Massage to help Prevent Digestion Issues: Gas, Colic & Constipation

Remember, prevention is better than cure! In this video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine to work into your daily routine to try to avoid digestive discomfort such as gas, colic and constipation.

Video length: 5 min 22 sec

Massage to help Relieve Digestion Issues: Gas, Colic & Constipation

Digestion issues such as gas, colic and constipation can cause your baby pain and discomfort. Remember that if they are in a lot of pain, they may not want to lie on their back or be touched as this could cause them more discomfort. Always remember to listen to your baby’s cues. In this video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine to help relieve digestive issues.

Video length: 8 min 34 sec

Evening Massage Routine to Help Digestion

In the evenings, babies can often get upset due to colic or other digestive issues. In this video, Tammy shows you a position to hold them and some strokes to help sooth your baby in the evening.

Video length: 3 min 17 sec

Massage to Relieve Teething Pains

As your baby’s teeth push through their gums, it can cause them a lot of pain. Baby massage can be used to help relieve these teething pains. In this Video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine that you can try to help your little one.

Video length: 3 min 07 sec

Massage to Relieve Teething Pains & Reading your Babies Cues

Baby massage can be used to help relieve teething pains. In this Video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine that you can try to help your little one. This video also shows a good example of being aware of your baby’s cues.

Video length: 2 min 22 sec

Massage to Relieve Sticky Eye

Sticky eye is common in babies. As their tear ducts may not be fully developed it can often result in a build-up of sticky liquid in the corner of their eyes. In this video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine to help ease sticky eye and how to clean their eyes.

Video length: 4 min 55 sec

4. Massage Routines

These videos will guide you through specific massage routines of your choice.

Massage to Help Soothe a Tired Baby to Sleep – Theory

Babies can often try to fight their sleep and get irritable in the process. In this video, Tammy shows you a little technique to help soothe them to sleep.

Video length: 0 min 50 sec

Massage to Help Soothe a Tired Baby to Sleep – Reality

Babies can often try to fight their sleep and get irritable in the process. In this video, Tammy shows you a little technique to help soothe them to sleep.

Video length: 1 min 53 sec

Bedtime Massage Routine – Theory

Baby massage can be a wonderful tool to add into their bedtime routine. Although, remember that not all baby’s will enjoy massage at night, some prefer it in the morning! Always remember to listen to your baby’s cues. In this video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine to help your baby to relax.

Video length: 5 min 01 sec

Bedtime Massage Routine – Reality

Baby massage can be a wonderful tool to add into their bedtime routine. Although, remember that not all baby’s will enjoy massage at night, some prefer it in the morning! Always remember to listen to your baby’s cues. In this video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine to help your baby to relax.

Video length: 6 min 10 sec

Massaging your Baby’s Legs & Feet

Babies tend to love having their legs and feet massaged. Massaging your baby’s feet can also bring many benefits as they have reflex points that correspond specific organs, muscles, bones and body systems. In this video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine for your baby’s legs & feet.

Video length: 15 min 13 sec

Playtime Massage Routine

In this video, Tammy takes you through a playtime massage routine. Of course, you can always make up your own routine up using your baby’s favourite massage techniques and nursery rhymes!

Video length: 19 min 41 sec

Massaging your Baby’s Face & Back

Massaging babies back can help to ensure their back and spine are strong and flexible. Having baby on their front will also help with ‘Tummy Time’. Massaging baby’s face can help relieve congestion, sinus discomfort and teething pains. In this video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine for your baby’s face & back.

Video length: 14 min 34 sec

Massaging your Baby’s Chest & Arms

Massaging your baby’s chest can help to ease the symptoms of coughs and colds. In this video, Tammy takes you through a massage routine for your baby’s chest & arms.

Video length: 13 min 37 sec

Massaging your Baby’s Tummy

Massaging your baby’s tummy can help with digestion and relieve gastrointestinal discomfort. It is important that you always massage the tummy in a clockwise direction around the belly button. This follows the natural direction of the large intestine. In this video, Tammy takes you through massage routines for your baby’s tummy.

Video length: 14 min 56 sec

5. Review of Massage Techniques & Strokes

These videos provide a review of all the strokes and techniques that you will learn in your massage course.

Massage Strokes & Pressure

In this video, Tammy summarises the main massage techniques used within our Baby Massage Course. After completing the course, this short video will refresh your memory of the techniques used.

Video length: 11 min 26 sec

Massage Strokes – Indian Milking

In this video, Tammy shows you how to do the ‘Indian Milking’ massage technique.

Video length: 1 min 56 sec

Massage Strokes – Squeezing

In this video, Tammy shows you how to do the ‘squeezing’ massage technique.

Video length: 0 min 52 sec

Massage Strokes – Wringing

In this video, Tammy shows you how to do the ‘wringing’ massage technique

Video length: 1 min 03 sec

Massage Strokes – Tummy Strokes

In this video, Tammy shows you the massage techniques you can try on your baby’s tummy.

Video length: 5 min 28 sec

Massage Strokes – Rolling

In this video, Tammy shows you how to do the ‘rolling’ massage technique.

Video length: 0 min 40 sec

6. Bonus Material

With 24 years of teaching baby massage, Tammy has countless success stories of baby massage. In this video, Tammy shares a few of these stories.

A Crying Baby

A crying baby can be challenging, particularly when you’re sleep deprived and hormonal! In this video, Tammy talks about dealing with a crying baby and the importance of reaching out for support.

Video length: 5 min 26 sec

Car Seats and Digestion

In this video, Tammy talks about the effect that your baby’s car seat can have on their digestion.

Video length: 2 min 13 sec

Baby’s Brain Development

In this video, Tammy talks about the fascinating stages of your baby’s brain development.

Video length: 3 min 05 sec

A Few Stories I'd Like To Share

With 24 years of teaching baby massage, Tammy has countless success stories of baby massage. In this video, Tammy shares a few of these stories.

Video length: 3 min 30 sec

Thoughts on Baby Massage from a Mum

In this video, Tammy chats with Danijela (a mummy and GP) about her experience with baby massage.

Video length: 7 min 23 sec

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