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Average Rating: 95% would recommend this course other parents and caregivers.

Instructor: Rosemary White-Traut, PhD, RN, FAAN; Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago and Director, Nursing Research at UIC and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, member of the Medical Roundtable

Audience: Parents and caregivers

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What is Massage+ 30, 10, 5?

Massage+ 30, 10, 5 is an intervention using moderate touch massage to help improve the health and development of premature and full term infants. Through just 15 minutes of massage, rocking, and gentle talking, parents can improve infant development.​ Learn the step-by-step components of Massage+ 30, 10, 5 intervention through this self-paced, online baby massage course so you can immediately use these techniques.


Where’s the research?

This intervention was developed after 40+ years of research by Rosemary White-Traut, PhD, RN, FAAN and is also known by healthcare professionals as Audio, Tactile, Visual, Vestibular (ATVV) intervention. Places like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have granted millions of dollars in research funding over the years. ​

Benefits of Massage+ 30, 10, 5:

  • Baby’s sleeping and eating habits
  • Parent confidence levels
  • Parent and child intimacy
  • Parent and child communication
  • Baby’s sense of hearing, touch, sight, and motion



  • Understand and safely implement Massage+ 30, 10, 5 for baby, either at home or as a NICU massage
  • ​Identify the benefits that Massage+ 30, 10, 5 has on premature and full-term babies
  • Compare the differences between baby engagement and disengagement cues and know what massage areas baby prefers

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Please Note: You will have access to the course for 90 days from date of purchase. If you have any questions or concerns about your access please reach out to Online Learning Policies

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      • A broadband Internet Connection
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