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Baby Massage in Castleknock, D15 on 3/3/14

baby/ infant massage course

Spend quality time with your baby learning how to give your baby a massage, and meet other local mums for friendship and support.

I will teach you strokes that are safe and appropriate for you to massage your baby, so that you can enjoy it as a regular activity at home.

The massage class which I teach was developed by Vimala McClure who is the founder of the International Association of Infant Massage and is taught all over the world.

You can be sure that you are receiving a quality class as I am accredited by the International Association of Infant Massage and am a member of Baby Massage Ireland. This also means that you can claim back up to €100 off the course cost from your insurance company.

I have a first class degree in psychology and philosophy and a masters in womens’ studies which along with qualifications in counselling skills, first aid, teaching and over 13 years of experience teaching adults means that I am well placed to teach the course.

As a sling consultant I offer help at the end of the class if you are considering getting a baby carrier or sling.

Baby massage dublin 15

The benefits of baby massage include:

  1. Relief – may help relieve constipation, wind and colic pains.
  2. Relaxation- during the massage and also may help baby sleep better
  3. Stimulation – stimulating the muscles and nerve pathways.
  4. Interaction – great for bonding between the two of you.

You will get a receipt for your payment on the first day of the course, which you can send off to your health insurance company to claim the full or partial cost of the course back.

  • VHI – EU100 during the baby’s first year. Read more
  • Leya Healthcare – up to EU275 during baby’s first 3 months. Read more
  • Aviva Health – up to EU150 Read more
  • Glo Health – up to EU40 Read more


Baby Massage Dublin 15, Castleknock Course Details

The baby massage classes are held at Castleknock Community Centre, Laurel Lodge Road, Dublin 15

Next courses: 12:30-1:30pm on Monday 3rd March 2014.

More information about baby massage

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‘Coffee Morning Mums’ in Dublin 15. Lactation Consultant present this week 27/2/14

meetup for mums

Come and meet other local mums for friendship and support!

Mairead Murphy a lactation consultant will be available this week, 27/2/14  to answer any general questions you might have about breastfeeding.  Read more about Mairead Murphy here.

The group is breast and bottle feeding-friendly and is a safe, comfortable space for you to enjoy being with your baby and being out meeting people too. It is open for mums with babies under 9 months, so you are all at the same stage.

There will be a €3 admission charge to cover the rent of the room, and that will include biscuits.

I will run the coffee morning for a month to see if there is demand for it. If you have any friends who might be interested, please share this event.

Once a month I will open the group up to mums of older children also, and we will have a sling meet in association with babywearing ireland. This will be a coffee morning as usual, but I will have my slings with me for demonstrations and advice.

Coffee Morning Mums Details

Every Thursday from 11am – 1pm
Starts Thursday 27th Feb 2014
Castleknock Community Centre, Laurel Lodge Road, Dublin 15
Just drop in.

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