About The Baby Ear Infection Massage Course

This 13 steps Shonishin baby ear infection massage course aims to help your baby or toddler with ear-related problems, with a particular focus on infant and toddler ear infections.

When I treat babies and toddlers for ear problems, they have usually been diagnosed from an ear infection.

Baby or toddler ear infections are a nasty problem for both, the child and her parents.

Parents find it hard to read the signs of an ear infection in babies or toddlers as such.

For the child on the other hand, ear infections can be quite painful, because they can cause inflammation and swelling of the so-called “eustachian tube”.

Both, the inflammation and the swelling can cause the tube to narrow. The result is an accumulation of fluids behind the eardrums, which can cause pressure and ear pain.

The baby ear infection massage treatment that I teach in this course addresses that issue.

Accordingly, this course is for you, if you are looking for natural home remedies for baby and toddler ear infections.

Moreover, this baby ear infection massage treatment also addresses general baby and toddler ear problems, which are not necessarily related to an ear infection.

Examples are general ear pain (even from teething), wax and phlegm.

On top of that, the treatment aims to improve the overall condition of the baby and to activate her immune response.


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  • Suitable Age

    Babies and toddlers (age range: 4-36 months).

  • Contraindications

    As usual for massage treatments, please do not apply this Shonishin treatment if your baby suffers from increased temperature / fever OR skin problems (f.e. eczema)!

  • Time per Treatment

    This treatment takes between 4:30 and 8:30 minutes, depending on your level of experience.

  • Time Investment

    It takes between 30 minutes and 2 hours to learn the treatment.

  • Required Tools

    Shonishin Tool (Enshin) OR Silver Teaspoon and Blunt Pen


Nathalie Kaufmann

Mother and Co-Founder of Care About Little Ones with almost 20 years of experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shonishin, Massage Therapy, Reflexology, Herbal Medicine and Nutrition. 

Former Head of Maternity Acupuncture Clinic at Whittington Hospital in London.

About Shonishin

Shonishin is a form of Japanese pediatric acupuncture, however, without using needles. It has more the character of a massage treatment for babies and children, which consists of stroking, tapping and classic massage techniques. 

Shonishin was developed in the 17th century and predominantly applied by health practitioners in Japan. Today, it is considered to be the most effective alternative treatment for children-related issues, according to leading experts in the field.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome To The Course

    • Welcome Message

  • 2

    Course Preparation

    • Course Structure & Navigation

    • The Theory Behind This Course

    • When To Apply And When Not To Apply This Treatment

    • Which Tools You Need And How To Use Them

    • How To Prepare The Room And The Baby

    • How To Deal With Babies Who Do Not Lie Still

    • Understanding The Signs And Symbols

    • Download The "Signs and Symbols Guide"

    • Download The Stroking And Tapping Table

  • 3

    Course Lessons

    • Step 1 - Stroking Technique Part 1: Arms

    • Step 2 - Stroking Technique Part 2: Abdomen

    • Step 3 - Stroking Technique Part 3: Legs Front

    • Step 4 - Tapping Technique Part 1: Hands

    • Step 5 - Tapping Technique Part 2: Ears

    • Step 6 - Stroking Technique Part 4: Neck

    • Step 7 - Stroking Technique Part 5: Back

    • Step 8 - Stroking Technique Part 6: Legs Back

    • Step 9 - Tapping Technique Part 3: Occiput

    • Step 10 - Tapping Technique Part 4: Shoulders

    • Step 11 - Tapping Technique Part 5: Back

    • Step 12 - Massaging Technique Part 1: Foot

    • Step 13 - Massaging Technique Part 2: Wrist

  • 4

    Post-Course Information

    • Why Your Point Location Does Not Need To Be 100% Accurate

    • How To Combine Several Shonishin Treatments

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