My baby and I love our massage time!

(from Taiwan)

Infant massage gives my baby relief from gas and constipation.

(from the USA)

Through massage we are learning to talk to each other.

(from Ghana)

I always ask my baby if she wants a massage.

(from the USA)

Massage helps me and my baby fall in love with each other.

(from South Africa)

I learned who the experts truly are (the parents & babies!) - and what a joy it is to see their truths unfold before me!

(from the USA)

Even on his most challenging days, my son loves to be massaged!

(from Costa Rica)

Daddy and I enjoy our massage together.

(from Spain)

All IAIM infant massage instructors, throughout the world, receive a comprehensive programme of practical and theoretical training. IAIM Certified Instructors of Infant Massage (CIMIs) share the belief that every baby deserves respect, tenderness, warmth and a listening heart. Infant massage is a communication process that parents and babies share which promotes these values.

The Many Benefits of Infant Massage

Find out about the many ways infant massage can help your baby and support you as a parent.

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Learn to Massage Your Baby

Find out about  the infant massage classes around the world, offered by our certified instructors.

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Become an instructor

Become an Instructor

Would you like to teach parents this wonderful practice? Find out about trainings led by our international trainers.

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Good News!

Our next IAIM Educational Conference will be held in San Jose, Costa Rica this October!

IAIM chapters, members and supporters  from all over the world gathered in Portugal in October 2012 to celebrate 20 years as an international organization dedicated to supporting nurturing touch.  Join us in October 2014 for an exceptional conference and General Assembly in Costa Rica!

The week-long program will include a three-day Educational Conference (Communicating Love through Bonding and Touch), a two-day General Assembly, chapter and trainer meetings, great speakers, a banquet and much more. The Educational Conference is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 17, 18 and 19th. For more information, please click:

Formal Invitation: IAIM 2014 GA Invitation_2014

Invitación formal:  IAIM 2014 GA Invitación_2014

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Essential Costa Rica – A Video


IAIM MISSION: The purpose of the International Association of Infant Massage is to promote nurturing touch and communication through training, education and research so that parents, caregivers and children are loved, valued and respected throughout the world community.