Infant and Children's Massage and Nurturing Touch BLOG

Idibidi Kids BLOG page contains information on infant and children's massage, helpful massage tips and techniques, articles and more. Idibidi Kids likes to support charities and not-for-profit organisations, particularly those associated with babies and children. Idibidi Kids blog page is also about raising awareness of infant massage to the community and promoting the benefits of infant massage and children's massage, both for the parent/carer and the child. Please visit www.idibidikids.com.au

Friday, August 28, 2009

My Child magazine: 5 REASONS TO MASSAGE YOUR BABY... and CHILD!


For those of you who dont read My Child magazine, or missed the Autumn 2009 Issue 12 ed., Natalie (Idibidi Kids) contributed an article in the INFANCY section.... Idibidi Kids is currently writing another article to contribute early 2010, about baby reflexes, further info to follow on the Idibidi Kids BLOG! Here is a snippet:

1 Enhances the parent-infant bond: Massage is special one-to-one time; an
activity you can do with your baby and enjoy together.
2 Strengthens the immune system: Massage increases the number of
antibodies which help fight off infection and reduces stress hormones.
3 Relieves wind: Massaging your baby’s abdomen using specific strokes and
exercises may help relieve abdominal wind and colic if performed regularly.
4 Improves sleep: It will help your baby regulate their sleep pattern by increasing
the serotonin levels and by regulating the amount of melatonin.
5 Assists with relieving postnatal depression: Learning how to massage
your baby with a certified infant massage instructor will allow you to understand
your baby’s body language (non-verbal cues) and thereby cope better.




Idibidi Kids out on the road...














If you live in West Australia you may see the Idibidi Kids car out and about - spot the colourful logo on the side!
Stay tuned for our infant and kids massage DVD; I am also busy researching some fantastic products to benefit your child, these will be on our PRODUCTS RECOMMENDATIONS PAGE.

I had an absolute ball at the recent Pregnancy, Babies and children's expo at the Claremont showgrounds, meeting parents, babies, kids, grandparents and parents-to-be!! The I.A.I.M. stand received many wonderful comments, in particular, the purple velvet material on the wall. I look forward to meeting you at the 2010 PBC Expo, please stay tuned on the Idibidi Kids homepage for updates.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

PREGNANCY, BABIES AND CHILDREN'S EXPO Perth


Pregnancy, Babies and Children's expo is coming to Perth 14th to 16th August 2009.

For your free ticket and multi day pass, visit
www.idibidikids.com.au

The International Association of Infant Massage (I.A.I.M) is exhibiting at stand G20, lower level RHS, we would love to see you, so please come and say 'hi'!

The I.A.I.M. is the ONLY not-for-profit international infant massage organisation within Australia! We offer the MOST COMPREHENSIVE infant massage course worldwide. When you learn infant massage with an I.A.I.M. certified infant massage instructor, you are sure to be receiving the most up-to-date information on infant massage.

The Australian chapter has been established since 1994; the I.A.I.M. is the FIRST global infant massage organisation, founded in 1992.

Look out for the I.A.I.M logo:


Sunday, August 2, 2009

INFANT MASSAGE AWARENESS WEEK

This week is international Infant Massage Awareness Week, 1st to 7th August. I was mentioned in an article in today's Sunday Times newspaper, page 27, 2nd August 2009. Please click on the picture to view the enlarged version to read.

For further information, please visit the International Association of Infant Massage Australian website, www.iaim.com.au for events in your area around Australia.

Idibidi Kids will be presenting a free 1hr information session about baby massage this Thursday 6th august at Womens Healthworks, Lotteries House, Joondalup 1030am. Parents, children (and babies!) and grandparents are all welcome. For further information about the free presentation and to register, please phone 9300 1566 or visit www.idibidikids.com.au

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