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Infant Massage
Infant Massage

Learning Infant Massage from a professional is a gift for life!

Good for parents too. Research has found that caregivers felt more confident, less stressed, and felt a closer bond with their baby after learning infant massage.

The Benefits of infant massagew include:

  • reduced crying time
  • improved sleep and helps to regulate sleep patterns
  • ideal for pre-trem infants
  • enhances emotions and improves mood
  • improves wind,colic, reflux and constipation
  • relieves sinus and chest congestion
  • boosts immune system
  • reduces stress hormone levels in children and their parents
  • reduces symptoms of eczema
  • enhances co-ordination

Before you start it is important to note that there are significant differences between massage for adults and massage for infants.

To find out more contact Jennifer on 0409 242 294 or fill out the contact form on her main page.

Prenatal Massage
Prenatal Massage

Jenniferhas trained at Copeland College in Victoria, learning specific techniques for treating the hormonal and bio-mechanic challenges of each trimester.

During the first trimester the primary goal of massage therapy is relaxation and circulation. Moving blood and lymph moves oxygen and nutrients where they are needed to increase blood flow to the placenta. Massage speeds the elimination of toxins and excess fluids and helps boost immunity. In this stage massage also helps new mums come to terms with the changes to their bodies and lives.

In the second trimester, the increased weight of the baby translates into greater demands on the musculoskeletal system. Massage helps relieve backaches, pelvic mis-alignment, muscle spasms and leg cramps. From this point on, Jennifer will treat clients in a side-lying position for maximum comfort and stability.

In the third trimester, as organs are shifted and pressure is inceased due to the the rapid weight gain of the fetus, discomfort often increases. Pain relief, relaxation and preparation for labour are the goals at this stage.

Jennifer also offers partner training, teaching preparation and massage techniques to improve onset and outcomes of labour.

Once the baby is delivered, post-partum massage reduces stress and provides much needed relaxation as well as speeding up the healing process.

   You're in safe hands because your local instructor is certified by the Infant Massage Information Service.

Established in 2000.IMS is the largest provider of infant massage training and has the largest membership base for infant massage instructors within Australia.

The IMS training your instructor has completed is acknowledged, endorsed and accredited by: Australian Traditional Medicine Society, Australian College od Midwives, and the Association of Massage Therapists.

 Practical Life Therapies

A reminder that our therapists work by 

appointment only


Contact the Therapists directly or

Phone us on
0412 789 878

if you have a concern and need care.

 

Jennifer is looking for expressions of interest for her upcoming Infant Massage Class 1hour per week for four weeks..Contact Jennifer on 0409242294

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About us

Practical Life Therapies is a
multi-disciplinary clinic
that is home to  the following businesses
 Marlene Rose Energy Therapies
Jennifer Robertson Massage Therapies
Renee Wilkinson Kinesiology
Georg Atanassoff Men's Wellbeing
Katie Ryan Divine Detective 
David Roberts Psychology
Sarah Truman Aromatouch

 

 

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Practical Life Therapies
1/16 Bull St
Cooks Hill
City NSW 2300
Australia
0412 789878
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