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What is Parent Infant Massage Instructor (PIMI)?

Abundant wellness aims to improve physical, emotional and psychological well-being of individuals through healing touch of massage therapy.

Infant Massage Benefits for Parents/Caregivers

  • Provides a positive way for mothers/fathers/caregivers to interact with their infants/children

  • Provides all of the essential indicators of intimate parent-infant bonding and attachment

  • Encourages pre-verbal communication between mothers/fathers/caregivers and infant

  • Assist parents feel more confident and competent in caring for their children

  • Release parents’ stress

  • Provides a quality time for parents interacting with their children

  • Enhance parents’ self-esteem by reinforcing and enhancing their skills as parents, and validates their role

  • Educate parents how to read their infants’ cues and recognize their states of awareness


Infant Massage Benefits for Babies

  • Provides a quality time of communication that fosters love, compassion, and respect

  • Provides an intimate time for children to confide in parents

  • Enhance overall functioning of the gastrointestinal tract

  • Enhance babies self-regulate calm

  • Strengthen babies’ muscle tone

  • Enhances circulation

  • Enhances immune system function

  • Enhances midline orientation

  • Enhances sensory and body awareness

  • Enhances neurological development

  • Helps baby/child to sleep deeper and more soundly

  • Helps to relieve discomfort feeling

  • Helps with congestion, gas, and colic

  • Helps to weight gain.

  • Reduces levels of cortisol, the stress hormone

  • Provides all of the essential indicators of intimate parent-infant bonding and attachment: eye-to-eye, touch, voice, smell, movement, and thermal regulation.

  • Stimulates all of the physiological systems. Massage sparks the neurons in their brains to grow and branch out to encompass other neurons.

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