International Association of Infant Massage PAPER SUBMISSIONS Communication sessions are intended for presentation of educational experiences, projects, research, work tools and materials within the defined themes for the Conference. The organizing committee invites all CIMIS to present papers in the following areas.
Premature infants are at greater risk for long-term growth, health, social-emotional, behavioral, motor and neurodevelopmental problems. Progress has been made in the care of preterm infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) over the last 40 years. More recent research has shown that massage of preterm infants while in the NICU has beneficial effects on growth and neuro-developmental.
Infant massage and mental health - the full facts. Reproduced with kind permission of IAIM Australia. In recent years the medical and mental health communities have become increasingly aware that our earliest experiences, particularly in the first year of life, have a life-long impact on our mental health.
Infant massage in other parts of the world. Infant massage in the United States—direct benefits to the infant. Infant massage benefits the massage “therapist” Infant massage therapy use in hospitals. Infant massage therapy—a story from someone who sees the results everyday. Psychological Research. Study 1. Study 2. Study 3. Study 4.
Our research on socially guided learning of speech, words, and language uses multiple paradigms, including playback of digital stimuli to parents, controlled social feedback to prelinguistic vocalizations, forced-choice measures of word comprehension, looking time measures of lexical and statistical learning, and eye tracking using a new system that is wearable and wireless, allowing infants.
Infant Massage Reduces Stress in Baby Boys, But Not Girls Data analysis revealed that baby massage therapy increased HRV in male preemies, but not in females. In massaged male babies, HRV increased every week they received the therapy—suggesting that infant massage promoted ANS maturation and presumably made them more resistant to stress.
Full Research Paper- 2013. An Inventory of Irish Maternity Services and the use of New Media. Infant Massage. International Association of Infant Massage; Literature. A feminist reading of Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea. A feminist response to Freud’s theory of femininity. T.S Eliot’s The Wasteland and The Frankfurt School.
Healing Touch Research Studies. Presented below is a list of current research studies, completed research studies and clinical trials. There have been nearly 100 research studies conducted and documented. As this website grows we will add more studies and research categories. Check back often, as this section will grow.