This course is an Introduction to Prenatal Massage. A one-day course for healthcare and bodywork professionals. The Fundamentals of the course explains the benefits of prenatal massage as a way to prepare for labor and delivery. Students will explore integrative techniques, become acquainted with anatomy and physiology specific to pregnancy while, understanding how full body and light abdominal massage can encourage balance and connection between mother and baby. We will discuss the treatment and co-management of common and high-risk conditions, appropriate positioning, use of props, general contraindications for prenatal massage and how to use appropriate techniques for each trimester.
7 hrs Continuing Education hours approved by The National Board of Therputic Massage and Bodywork
NCBTMB CE Provider # 451924-12