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Published: Monday 21 June 2021

Calmer Stories Instructor course: feedback from Hannah, a student

Here's Hannah, another of our brilliant students, with her Calmer Stories Instructor certificate. Well done Hannah! Here's Hannah's take on our Calmer Stories Instructor course:…

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Published: Tuesday 15 June 2021

Julie interviewed on Thriving Language podcast on benefits of baby massage

Founder of To Baby and Beyond, Julie Cleasby, was recently interviewed for the Thriving Language podcast. She explained the roots of baby massage, some of the many benefits, the…

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Published: Friday 11 June 2021

Accreditation from the International Institute for Complementary Therapists

Did you know that our baby massage, baby yoga, toddler yoga and tummy time instructor courses are accredited by the International Institute of Complementary Therapists? And not…

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Published: Thursday 10 June 2021

Get ready for summer: BBQ safety tips

Nothing signifies the arrival of British summer quite like the scent of charcoal-grilled food. And whilst most barbecues are nothing but a source of a delicious meal and the…

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Published: Thursday 03 June 2021

Summer time swimming: be prepared!

With sunnier and warmer weather (we hope!) comes the added appeal of taking a dip in the nearest water. Most children learn to swim in the relative safety of a swimming pool so…

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Published: Friday 28 May 2021

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke: how to spot it

With warmer weather - upon us, it pays to be aware of the symptoms of both heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Heat exhaustion is more common and, thankfully, not serious. However,…

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Published: Thursday 13 May 2021

FAQs from May's Q&A Zoom session

Each month we hold an informal Zoom Q&A session for To Baby and Beyond students, past and present. It's a chance to ask questions about courses or classes, and generally have…

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Published: Wednesday 05 May 2021

Slip, slap, slop: how to make time in the sun safer for children

Many people have now heard of the Australian saying “Slip, slop, slap” - slip on a t-shirt, slop on the sunscreen and slap on a hat - adopted in many other countries and an easy man…

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Published: Wednesday 05 May 2021

How should I approach having a baby with clicky hips in my baby massage or yoga class?

What happens if a parent indicates on their pre-class form that their child either has clicky hips, or other hip issues? As it happens, clicky hips or other hip displasia issues…

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Published: Tuesday 04 May 2021

How should you approach it when parents use oils that maybe have scents or ingredients we wouldn’t recommend?

With online baby massage classes now part of our every day lives, it's normal that parents choose their own baby massage oil. In some cases, we might notice that parents are using…

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Published: Wednesday 28 April 2021

As a baby massage instructor student I'm finding the 'I Love You' move tricky. Any advice?

This question came up in our March Q&A session for baby yoga, baby massage and toddler yoga instructors and students. One participant, currently midway through their baby…

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Published: Wednesday 17 March 2021

Changing clocks: top tips for keeping baby's sleep settled

With the clocks about to change on on Sunday 28th March 2021, we thought it a wise time to offer some advice on how to keep baby's sleeping settled, both for their benefit and…

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