Science - Health - Psychology - Education - Support
a +HeartMath licensed provider
We welcome you and your baby to experience
Baby C.A.L.M., which integrates a polyvagal-informed approach of
Lomi Keiki infant nurturing touch and therapeutic Lomi massage with
maternal relaxation and mindfulness techniques to promote
psychobiological health for the mother–baby dyad,
Combining touch with gentle movements, like the flow of the ocean, reminiscent of the womb, non-verbal communication and relaxation meditations
Human touch has been scientifically proven to release oxytocin, the 'bonding hormone'.
Touch enhances our mood, helps heal from trauma, and
improves the quality of the dyad relationship as well as:
According to the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) health benefits for the baby may include improved self-regulation and sleep, stimulation of body systems (including digestive, hormonal, immune, and circulatory systems), joint mobility, and better coordination and body awareness.
Mothers also report feeling more comfortable and confident caring for
their baby with a greater understand and response to their baby’s cues
Porecca et al., 2017; Shoghi et al., 2018
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Dr. Jill, a certified breastfeeding educator and Lactation Counselor candidate is offering the first 45 minute assessment free to new moms. This includes face-to-face or virtual support.