Baby Strokes - supporting your business so you can better serve your clients.
We offer skill-expanding classes for professionals and organizations. Understand how infant / child massage can help your clients.
“Melanie is so easy to work with! She knows her stuff. I have attended classes with her geared towards professionals and learned so much. I often recommend that my clients bring their babies to a Baby Strokes class!”
Use Baby Strokes as a resource for you and your clients!
By increasing your knowledge as a professional and understanding how infant massage can benefit parents and newborns, infants, older babies and children you can better help your clients with babies and children.
When you can help, your clients soothe and quiet their babies or manage their colicky, gassy baby it can increasing parental confidence. Research-based studies have shown this can make a positive impact on parental & maternal mental health, decreasing instances of postpartum depression in mothers.
Studies have also demonstrated that using massage in jaundiced NICU babies actually expedites discharge and this in turn reduces hospital costs and parent satisfaction.
Having an expert offer education to support your staff’s professional development is a benefit to your organization / company as it builds credibility and improves employee satisfaction.
All classes / workshops / webinars are customized to meet your organization / company needs, client needs and your specific area of practice. Choice of in person or virtual.
Professionals including RN, NICU RN’s physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, chiropractors, doulas, midwives, lactation consultants, sleep consultants, nannies, au pairs, infant and preschool teachers can benefit from Baby Strokes services.
Our Individual and group classes are customized to meet your professional needs and specific areas of practice.
- Flat Rate for 60 mins $100-150
- Sliding Scale for individuals from $10 – $70 per person
In-Person Price (3 Person Minimum):
- Flat Rate for 60 mins $150-$200
- Sliding Scale for individuals from $15 – $60 per person
- Flat Rate for 90 mins $160-$200
- Sliding Scale is $15 to $90
In-Person Price (3 Person Minimum):
- Flat Rate for 90 mins $200-$250
- Sliding Scale is $20 to $65
Online audiences, especially parents, grandparents and professionals can benefit from learning how they can use massage to help their own babies and children to relax, sleep, and gain weight. Simple massage techniques can be taught to a parent so they can offer relief to their if baby suffering with gas, colic, constipation, teething pains. In older children, massage can help with anxiety, headaches, tummy aches and growing pains. Online chats / workshops / pods are a great way to reach a larger audience, give something back to your followers and so boost your social media account
Baby Strokes can offer a customized class hosted by your social media platform such as Facebook, Instagram, Peanut.
Social media host pays fee and class is free to their audience. Pricing: $100 for up to 60 minutes.
Are you a family lawyer?
Baby Strokes offers court-appointed home assessments and parent coaching / education visits.
The goal of this assessment is to ensure the home environment is safe and appropriate for a newborn baby / infant or older child. Recommendations will be offered if improvements can be made for wellbeing and safety of baby / child.
Parent Coaching / Education:
- Ensure the parent has a basic understanding of age-appropriate newborn / infant / child care.
- Educate parent on ways to soothe, calm a newborn or older baby.
- Offer support and resources as needed to parent.
“Melanie is such an asset to our community!”
Baby Strokes has been featured on:
As well as features with Dr Katherine Melot & Adriana Cantu “Jacks Mom”
Registered Nurse (RN)
Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI 1, 2)
CIMI certification through the International Association of Infant Massage in 2001
CIMI2 Certification through WINC Without Borders (World Institute for Nurturing Communication) (2014)
Registered Sick Children’s Nurse in the United Kingdom
Over 20 years experience in Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing
Infant/Child CPR Certified
Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist
Baby Strokes has also worked with these wonderful organizations:
Any Baby Can, Austin : Partners in Parenting, Austin: Healthy Start Gainsville Fl