The International Maternity and Parenting Institute™ provides the world's most progressive and holistic education for birth postpartum professionals, and parents with evidence-based training, certification and global support at all business stages.  We are represented in 37 countries and specialize offering individual and combined master certification programs in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. 

Baby Planner Certification

Baby Planner Certification

Sleep Consultant Certification

Maternity & Child Sleep Consultant

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Maternity Nutrition Coach

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We absolutely LOVE this <3 YES! <3 From Dr. Shefalii's book: The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting" Head over to her page, give her a like and spread the word.
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Just picked up May's issue of "What Doctors Don't Tell You" and a Special Collector's Edition of "Scientific American Mind" On Raising Great Kids.

Did you know that lead poisoning is one of the causes of sleep problems in small children? That 90% of Cancers are Due to Lifestyle Choices? That Amazon offers more than 180,000 parenting guide- more than double the number of diet books? And that Babies and young children's cognitive abilities far surpass those that psychologists long attributed to them. They can, for instance, imagine another person's experience and grasp cause and effect?
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The Importance of Holistically Addressing Questions Relating to Child Sleep Challenges

by Mar Oscategui, founder of IMPI and author of Awakening Through Sleep  When parents experience a child sleep challenge, one of the most common paths parents take to solve the ‘problem’ is one of public inquisition, usually with the general questions being asked right from the start. Quite often parents seek the support of online […]

Holistic Science of Sleep Method™

Mar Oscategui, founder of the International Maternity & Parenting Institute, Association of Professional Sleep Consultants, Physical Awakening and author of Awakening Through Sleep introduces “Holistic Science of Sleep Method™” (HSS Method). The Holistic Science of Sleep Method™ is an adult and child sleep system that combines Holistic Thinking and Application with the Scientific Method to provide […]

Awakening Through Sleep: An Integrative Child Sleep Foundations Solution

After birth, sleep is usually the next largest challenge for a family. How we address this as professionals and parents can lead us down a path of ease or frustration. Infant and child sleep carries with it not only so much controversy but also in many cases causes overwhelm, stress and a loss of family […]

Making Assumptions About Children’s Sleep

by Ann Caird, IMPI graduate, mentor and founder of Nurturing Sleep Resolving baby and child sleep problems is an emotive subject at the best of times! There are many different approaches, theories, strategies and so much debate. It can be very confusing trying to tease out which theory or approach is best for your family. […]

The Mother:  The Effects of Mothers’ Stress on the Parent-Child Relationship and Sleep

by Kel Whittaker, Certified Maternity & Child Sleep Consultant   There is an internal self-struggle for many women as mothers. The mother instinctively wants to do everything right for her child and devote all her energy into that. However, the woman’s sense of self can suffer. This internal conflict of guilt can manifest to behavioural […]

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