Tiny Touch has a NEW product on SALE now!


Baby Massage Essentials Pack

Something new for Tiny Touch!

Often mums purchase baby massage oil from me at the start of the course then at the end they ask to buy the Tiny Touch- LEARN TO MASSAGE YOUR BABY DVD ( It is $10 off for those who take the course) so I thought why not package up everything together in a nice reusable cotton mesh bag and then you have everything you need to get started with your baby massage course.The Tiny Touch ‘Baby Massage Essentials’ pack includes

  • a high-quality baby massage oil
  • a ‘Learn to Massage Your Baby’ DVD
  • a massage steps guide to make giving a baby massage really easy
  • a comfortable massage matt for the baby to be cosy
  • The pack comes in a handy cotton mesh bag.

A retail value of $75 on sale for $50. To Purchase click on the gift tab on the Home Page of http://www.tinytouch.com.au then click on the picture of The Essentials Pack and follow the prompts.

You can pay with Paypal or Direct Deposit.



Tiny Touch Baby Massage at Womb in Bloom Mosman

I’m looking forward to meeting the mums and babies at Womb in Bloom in Mosman today and speaking to them about baby massage.
Feel free to come along if you are in the area!

womb in bloom – TALKS

Hi Yoga Mamma

Loving all this beautiful Spring weather! Hope you are too!

Did you know that regular infant massage can improve your baby’s sleep, stimulates digestion, helps develop sensory awareness and can even boost your baby’s immunity?

You’re invited to join us for a special talk at Womb In Bloom …

Tuesday 3 September
1.20 PM – 2.30 PM
Guest Speaker – Marilyn Wilson

Marilyn runs Tiny Touch Baby Massage for individuals and groups. She can’t wait to share with you all the benefits of baby massage and answer any questions you might have about this beautiful bonding and nurturing practice.

Our talks are FREE and FUN! Please feel free to invite along a friend or share with your Mothers Group. Your guests are welcome to try a HALF price trial Mummy & Me yoga class before the talk.

Please RSVP by return email or by joining the event on facebook
The Joy Of Baby Massage – FREE Talk Next Tuesday
We hope you can join us!



Guest Speaker – Marilyn Wilson

Isn’t it always the way. Soon as you put your baby down she cries. You pick her up and presto she’s all smiles again!
Babies are instantly soothed by our loving touch. Baby massage increases the power of that touch tenfold!
There are so many benefits to baby massage. Try these for starters;
❤ Enhances bonding
❤ Relieves colic, constipation, and painful gas
❤ Assists with reflux
❤ increases length and quality of sleep
❤ Strengthens immune function
❤ Aids and stimulates digestions
Infant massage not only benefits your baby it also benefits you!
Regular baby massage has also been shown to improve bonding and can alleviate post-natal depression

Marilyn is a fully qualified IMIS Baby Massage Instructor and a certified Paediatric Massage Consultant.
She is a neonatal trained Registered Nurse working in the Special Care Nursery of a private hospital maternity ward.
Marilyn is also qualified to provide in-services to educate professionals on the benefits of massage for infants as well as teaching baby massage to parents in private or group classes.
Want to find out more about Marilyn or Tiny Touch?
Jump onto her website here http://www.tinytouch.com.au

TIME: 1.20 – 2.20 PM
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The Joy Of Baby Massage – FREE Talk Next Tuesday
BYO: A plate of something fun to share
A selection of Organic Herb Teas will be served on the day

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Beautiful …Blissful …Beginnings



Comments from a Paediatrician on Colic, Reflux Esophagitis, Gastro Esophogeal Reflux, Positing (spitting up)

Recently I attended a Breast Feeding Workshop (more about that in another post). A Paediatrician that I work with attended for a question and answer session that I found very helpful so I thought I would pass some of the questions and answers on to you.

  1. Do you believe that colic exists?

“Yes definitely colic exists but I think it is a symptom rather than a condition.”

She went on to say that we need to look at the big picture everything that is going on before we decide on treatment. I was pleased to hear this as many of the mums I teach baby massage to have been told that colic doesn’t exist it is just poor parenting techniques. Not only is this distressing for parents who have been doing everything they can to settle a crying baby, often who has been crying for hours at a time but it is just not true.

  1. What is the difference between Positing, Colic and Reflux?

“Positing (spitting up)

  • Is effortless.
  •  It is normal for some babies.
  •  Can be dealt with the washing machine.

Does not need to be treated. Often lasts from 6 -12 weeks sometimes longer.”


  • Is the drawing up of legs. Painful passing of wind.
  •  Crying at the same time each day often late afternoon.
  • Can have a distended firm abdomen.

Camomile drops can reduce the contraction of the smooth muscle of the intestines.  Symptoms cImagean last up to 3 months.”

“Reflux Oesophagitis

  • is heartburn,
  • Immaturity of the gut (often hereditary). There are 22 feet of gut after the stomach for the wind to get through.
  •  Digestive enzymes start to be produced when we smell food. Babies smell milk. Some babies produce too much (enzymes). The milk usually neutralizes it but not in babies with reflux.
  •  It causes pain and breast fed babies often come on off on off the breast – called the woodpecker effect. Bottle fed babies start and stop sucking as well.
  • Then they sleep 20-40 mins, wake up, arch back and need to be held upright.
  • A Sling that keeps baby upright can be helpful.
  •  Elevate the head of the bed.
  • Try feeding more often every 3 hours so the amount of food needing to be digested is smaller.
  • May need to look at thickening milk or at formulas


  • For relief of symptoms  (when arching) Mylanta can help
  • For prevention Zantac which decreases the production of enzymes. It will take a while to work. Sometimes up to 3 weeks”

Compounding Pharmacies can be helpful as they can put medication in a solution.

Gastro Oesophageal Reflux

  • Includes vomiting as well as heartburn and previously mentioned symptoms”

I hope you have found this information helpful. Always bare in mind that if your child is showing these symptoms or you are worried for any reason you should always check with your GP or Paediatrician.

Learning baby massage techniques are very helpful too as they

  • Help with the digestion process
  • Help to release trapped wind
  • Relax the baby and mum.
  • Release hormones such as endorphins which help with relieving pain.
  • Reduces anxiety.  Studies show Cortisol  levels are lowered after baby massage.

Give me a call 0411143582 or E:marilyn@tinytouch.com.au

A good compounding Pharmacy I can recommend is:

The Compounding Pharmacy – Kim Rumble

50 Avenue Rd, Mosman


http://www.compounding pharmacyaustralia.com