These gentle and supportive lecture/demonstration, hands-on classes will help establish comfort with your newborn, tummy time, first-year milestones and teach infant massage to aid digestion and sleep.
FUNdamentals founder, Maryska Bigos, is a mother and Infant Developmental Movement Educator (IDME) who has been practicing and teaching this work since completing her certification in 1982. She is licensed and directs Infant Developmental Movement Educator (IDME) training programs in the USA and is available for group presentations, online classes, private or Skype sessions.
FUNdamentals are based on Infant Developmental Movement Education created by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, an internationally recognized Occupational Therapist with 50+ years of experience working with infants and caregivers. Maryska began studying with Cohen in 1979 and has maintained a private practice since completing her BMC Practitioner certification in 1982.
Learn skills to help your infant meet their full potential.
“Since learning FUNdamentals from Maryska and IDME, I have changed the way I pick up and support an infant. Baby is more calm and comfortable, and I am too.”—Nancy Albrecht RN, IBCLC, Clinic Nurse and Lactation Consultant at the Women’s Birth and Wellness Center
Learn to touch, hold, position and play with your baby to develop their perceptual, social, intellectual and movement FUNdamentals.
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