Infant Massage References

Massage, Children & Parenting

Selected References

•         American Girl.  Real Spirit.  Pleasant Co Pub.: Middleton, WI.  2005.

•         Anderson, Bob.  Stretching.  Shelter Pub.: Bolinas, Ca.  1980.

•         Brown, Bonnie. Stress Busters for Kids.  Self Published. 2004.

•         Carlson, Frances.  Essential Touch.  National Association for the Education of Young Children:  Washington, DC.  2006.

·         Davis, Laura and Janis Keyser, Becoming the Parent You Want to Be, Broadway Books: New York. 1997

•         Davis, M., Eshelman, E.R., McKay, M.  The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook.  3rd ed. New Harbinger:  Oakland, Ca.  1990.

·         England, Allison, Aromatherapy for Mother and Baby, Healing Arts Press: Rochester, NY. 1994.

•         Field, Tiffany.  Touch.  MIT Press:  Cambridge, MA.  2001.

·         Fraiberg, Selma. The Magic Years, Charles Scribner’s Sons: New York, 1959

·         Kabat-Zinn, Jon & Myla, Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting, Hyperion: New York. 1997

·         Kemper, Dr. Kathi, The Holistic Pediatrician, Harper Perennial: New York, 1994

·         Lidell, Lucinda, The Book of Massage, Simon & Schuster: New York. 1984

·         Maxwell-Hudson, Clare, The Complete Book of Massage, Random House: New York. 1988

·         McClure, Vimala Scheider, Infant Massage, Bantam Books: New York, 1982

·         Montagu, Ashley, Touching ,New York: Harper and Rowe, 1986

·         Samuels, Mike & Nancy, The Well Baby Book, Simon & Schuster: New York, 1992

•         Promislow, Sharon.  Making the Brain Body Connection.  2nd Ed. Enhanced Learning and Integration:  Vancouver, B.C.  2005.

·         Sears, William & Martha, The Baby Book, Little Brown. & Co: NY. 1993

·         Simon, Sidney, Caring. Feeling. Touching, Argus: Niles, Illinois. 1976

·         Zand, Janet, Rachel Walton & Bob Roundtree. Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child, Avery Publishing: Garden City Park, NY. 1994


Gentle Touch® Infant Massage written by the creator of the Gentle Touch® Parent-Child Program, Emma Miller, D.Div., Child/Family Development Specialist. Hosted by retired pediatrician, Dr. Olson Huff.  Produced By: Gentle Touch Parent-Child Program, LLC.  47 minutes.  Available through Amazon.



•         Good Night, Bedtime stories/meditations by Jim Weiss, Greathall Productions

•         Hushabyes, Instrumental lullabies

•         Mozart for Massage, One of many classic collections geared to children and/or relaxation, Philips Records

•         Robbie the Rabbit.  A product.

•         Rock A Bye Collection, Lullabies; lyrics on one side and instrumental on the other.


•         International Association Infant Massage (IAIMI), 1720 Willow Creek Circle, Suite 516, Eugene, Oregon. 800-248-5432

•         Mothering, The Magazine of Natural Family Living, Published quarterly by Peggy O’Mara, P.O. Box 1690, Santa Fe, New Mexico. 800-984-8116

•         Peaceful Touch.  Provides training and information for safe touch protocols for children.  See

•         Touch points Newsletter. Touch Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, P.O. Box 01620

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