IAIM’s Global Conference Highlights Innovations in Infant Massage

Ana Fernández Salas

The International Association of Infant Massage recently hosted its annual global conference, attracting experts, practitioners, and enthusiasts from around the world. This year’s conference, themed “Innovations in Infant Massage,” showcased the latest advancements in infant massage research, techniques, and educational methodologies. Keynote speakers discussed the integration of technology in teaching methods, the development of culturally adaptive massage practices, and the expansion of infant massage in underrepresented regions. The conference also highlighted the role of infant massage in fostering parent-child bonding and supporting early childhood development. With a record number of attendees, the event underscored the growing importance and interest in infant massage worldwide.