Pregnancy Massage Online Certificate Course

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Study Pregnancy Massage Online Course and Learn the Techniques Used to Provide Effective Prenatal Massage

Our Pregnancy Massage Online Course is your one stop source for all pregnancy massage related knowledge. It is the perfect course for giving you information on the latest and safest techniques for prenatal massage to expecting mothers. This course is designed to give you the best ways to administer prenatal massage and how to use this knowledge to start a successful business.

The distinction between prenatal massage and other types of massage is critical. Students understand why prenatal massage is distinctive from the start of the training. They'll also learn when and how to begin prenatal massage.

Students will learn about the anatomical and emotional changes that a pregnant mother goes through. Students will be able to determine which prenatal massage techniques are best suited to the individual's needs with the help of this knowledge. Prenatal massage and medicine are compared in terms of their benefits.

What you will learn with our Pregnancy Massage Online Courses

  • The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage
  • Massage for Prenatal Women
  • How Does Prenatal Massage Work?
  • Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques
  • Acupuncture for Prenatal Women
  • Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?
  • Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business
  • Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

Who will benefit from the Pregnancy Massage Courses?

The heavy emphasis on business management makes the prenatal massage certification course ideal for people looking to enter the pregnancy massage therapy business. Existing participants in the holistic therapy industry will find out a lot of the specific massage treatments for pregnant women. The knowledge of these practices could add additional service options to their existing services. Partners of pregnant women will also benefit from the course. It offers a realistic way to help a pregnant partner to relax throughout the pregnancy.

Pregnancy Massage Online Courses - Requirements

The Pregnancy Massage Courses is delivered 100 percent online and only takes 20 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Pregnancy Massage Courses
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Pregnancy Massage Online Course Outline

Unit 1: The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy Massage: What is it?

Pregnancy massage is a type of massage treatment intended exclusively for women who are expecting. In many ways, this therapy resembles traditional massage. The primary distinction is that a pregnancy massage is tailored to the needs of both the infant and the mother.

How Is Prenatal Massage Different from Other Massage Types?

The techniques utilized in prenatal massage differ from those employed in other types of therapy. A prenatal massage considers the physical changes that occur during pregnancy. The mother or the baby should not be harmed by a pregnancy massage.

The Main Differences Between A Prenatal Massage and A Regular Massage

The objectives of various massage methods are mostly the same. They're all meant to help you unwind, de-stress, and address any sore spots on your body. A few features, though, are vastly different.

When Should Prenatal Massage Start?

Massages for pregnant women should begin after the first trimester. Prenatal massages are performed by some massage therapists during the first trimester, although this is not recommended because the chance of miscarriage is much higher during the first twelve weeks. If your client has a medical condition, such as diabetes, you should advise them to see a doctor to establish whether it is safe to begin massage treatment.

Unit 2: Massage for Prenatal Women

Why Prenatal Massage Matters

Both the mother and the baby benefit from prenatal massage. It helps to alleviate pregnant symptoms and make the experience more enjoyable. Prenatal massage can assist your body lower stress hormones, boost blood flow, and keep your lymphatic system in good functioning order.

Physiological Changes Throughout Pregnancy

During pregnancy, changes occur to prepare the woman for labor and to care for the developing fetus. Changes in the body begin soon after conception and can impact any organ. Hormonal changes, a growth in fetal size, and weight gain are among the variables that cause these alterations.

Tips for Taking Care of Pregnant Women Through Massage

A pregnant woman's body has some sensitive areas that must be handled with caution. Traditional massage techniques are unappealing to many women.

Unit 3: How Does Prenatal Massage Work?        

Prenatal Massage

Massage therapists alter their techniques to address the changes that occur during pregnancy during a prenatal massage, which normally lasts an hour. Mothers in their second and third trimesters benefit from this massage since it enhances their health and relaxation.

Positions and Pressure

Prenatal massage considers the discomforts of pregnancy. To accommodate the physique of a pregnant lady, some practitioners opt to use prenatal massage tables with various designs. Some practitioners, on the other hand, prefer to use specially made cushions known as bolsters instead of massage tables during pregnancy. These aid in putting the pregnant woman on her side in a comfortable position.

More Benefits

Prenatal massages assist the expectant woman relax by increasing blood flow and keeping the lymphatic system functioning properly. The relaxation techniques aid in the connection of the mind and body, enhancing the pregnancy experience greatly.

The Eternal Massage Vs. Medication Debate for Solving Prenatal Problems

Prenatal massages and medication both have advantages and disadvantages when it comes to treating health problems in pregnant women. Some people have trouble controlling their medicine intake. The majority of recommended drugs have negative side effects and may be harmful to the infant. The most noticeable side effect of utilizing drugs for pain relief is the tolerance that develops over time.

Prenatal Massage: The Results

Prenatal massages can assist to relieve stress and depression symptoms.

Dr. Tiffany Fields: Thoughts, Research, and Support

Dr. Tiffany Fields is a professor in the University of Miami School of Medicine's Departments of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology. She specializes in the development of infants. She has concentrated on the effectiveness of massage treatment in pregnant women in boosting the growth of premature and low-birth-weight newborns.

More Theories

According to the Gate Control Theory, neural fibers that stimulate pain are shorter than nerve fibers that stimulate pressure. As a result, the pressure signal reaches the brain before the pain signal, effectively “closing the gate” on the pain stimuli. Another notion that supports the link between prenatal massage therapy and pain management is that boosting serotonin levels causes pain to decrease.

Unit 4: Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques

Why You Should Use Targeted Massage Techniques in Your Practice

Deep massage with a specific focus is a good way to relieve acute and chronic muscular pain. Other approaches may provide temporary relief, but none are as effective as focused massage, which is the most extensively used therapeutic approach for relieving tightness and muscular spasms.

Prenatal Massage Techniques

Massage therapists adjust their techniques to meet the mother's changing body. For pregnant women, there are a variety of techniques available.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Shiatsu

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep strokes are used to provide pressure to the deeper layers of muscle in a deep tissue massage. This massage is normally an hour long. Deep tissue massages activate the body's natural healing response and improve blood flow, resulting in speedier healing. It has numerous advantages for the client's mental and physical wellness.

Swedish Massage

The Swedish massage is the most frequent massage technique, sometimes known as a classic massage. The movements are mild and gentle, making them ideal for persons who are new to massage and have a lot of tension.

Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu is a style of Japanese massage that is based on traditional Chinese medicine beliefs.

Unit 5: Acupuncture for Prenatal Women

Acupuncture: What is it?

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that involves the insertion of thin, solid needles into particular spots on the body known as acupuncture sites. These needles are put at various depths and then actuated by hand movements or electrical currents.

How to Perform Prenatal Acupuncture

Acupuncture has a long tradition in Chinese medicine of assisting pregnant women both during and after their pregnancies. Back discomfort, high blood pressure, and nausea are just a few of the symptoms that can be relieved with acupuncture during pregnancy.

Following Up with Clients

Acupuncture treatments should be followed by a period of rest. Any strenuous exercises or hard work should be deferred. Acupuncture stimulates and strengthens the body's inherent ability to heal and mend itself; however, some foods or beverages can counteract this impact. Acupuncture aids in the removal of toxins from the body, hence eating junk food after acupuncture is counterproductive.

Unit 6: Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?

Aromatherapy: What is it?

Aromatherapy is a natural healing method that involves the use of plant extracts and essential oils to help the body's health. Aromatherapy has been used for hundreds of years and is thought to have a variety of relaxing and healing characteristics that benefit both physical and mental health.

How to Conduct Aromatherapy Sessions for Pregnant Women

The first step should be to conduct extensive study into which essential oils are safe for pregnant women to utilize (and which to avoid). Prior to the first consultation, each client should consult with their doctor to ensure that receiving regular aromatherapy treatments is healthy for them. Prior to starting therapy, a patch test should be performed on the client using a band aid or pad.

Following up With Clients

Some allergies or skin reactions don't show up right away; they can take a while to influence the skin and generate changes, so following up with clients can help the therapist gain relevant information. A client should hydrate and drink plenty of water after having aromatherapy treatments to flush out toxins that have collected in the body.

Unit 7: Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

Setting up And Sorting Your Work Space

The majority of self-employed massage therapists have their own equipment and can practice from home or rent a location. Therapists who operate from home usually have a quiet space set aside for them, complete with mats and massage tables. Massage therapists operate in a variety of settings, including private offices, hospitals, spas, and fitness centers. Some therapists don't mind performing house calls.

Effective Time Management

If you want your massage therapy business to prosper, you must have excellent time management abilities. You'll miss appointments, double book, or take on more clients than you have energy for if you don't manage your time well.

How to Manage Your Clients

Dealing with clients and managing them can be unpleasant at times. While being professional, you must maintain boundaries. For your massage business to succeed, you must establish a relationship with each client. Identifying your client's needs and deciding whether or not you are meeting them is also part of client management.

Unit 8: Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

Continue Expanding Your Skills

Expanding your knowledge will help you become a force in the pregnant massage industry. It gives you access to more high-profile clientele and better business prospects. You can take classes and read more literature regarding pregnant massages, including how to perform them, the essential oils that should be utilized, and so on.

Where To Market Your Pregnancy Massage Business

Conduct market research before deciding where to market your company. You must conduct market research and get to know your target market. Studying the routines and frequented locations of pregnant women in your target market will help you make educated guesses about what they require. To obtain a sense of what your clients could require, interview a few and see some birthing centers.

Effective Ways to Reach Out to Advertisers

Reaching out to advertisers is a great method to grow your company and reach a wider audience. On Google, you can buy ad space or pay-per-click ads. The options are limitless. It's not a bad idea to seek advice from a well-established local business.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a qualified Pregnancy Massage Therapist. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many Complementary Medical and Massage organizations worldwide.

The Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

Unit 1: The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage

  • Pregnancy Massage: What is it?
  • How Is Prenatal Massage Different from Other Massage Types?
  • The Main Differences Between A Prenatal Massage and A Regular Massage
  • When Should Prenatal Massage Start?

Unit 2: Massage for Prenatal Women

  • Why Prenatal Massage Matters
  • Physiological Changes Throughout Pregnancy
  • Tips for Taking Care of Pregnant Women Through Massage

Unit 3: How Does Prenatal Massage Work?        

  • Prenatal Massage
  • Positions and Pressure
  • More Benefits
  • The Eternal Massage Vs. Medication Debate for Solving Prenatal Problems
  • Prenatal Massage: The Results
  • Tiffany Fields: Thoughts, Research, and Support
  • More Theories

Unit 4: Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques

  • Why You Should Use Targeted Massage Techniques in Your Practice
  • Prenatal Massage Techniques
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage

Unit 5: Acupuncture for Prenatal Women

  • Acupuncture: What is it?
  • How to Perform Prenatal Acupuncture
  • Following Up with Clients

Unit 6: Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?

  • Aromatherapy: What is it?
  • How to Conduct Aromatherapy Sessions for Pregnant Women
  • Following up With Clients

Unit 7: Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

  • Setting up And Sorting Your Work Space
  • Effective Time Management
  • How to Manage Your Clients

Unit 8: Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

  • Continue Expanding Your Skills
  • Where To Market Your Pregnancy Massage Business
  • Effective Ways to Reach Out to Advertisers

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Ray Flaherty

15 September 2021 11:33:42 AM

I thought the Pregnancy Massage training was what I was looking for with updated information as I am a remedial massage therapist in women's health and welness.

nicki usinger

9 September 2021 07:54:31 AM

Wonderful and very informative course.

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8 September 2021 03:13:59 PM

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6 September 2021 01:39:40 PM

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25 August 2021 11:30:45 AM

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24 August 2021 11:46:38 AM

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24 August 2021 10:14:30 AM

So far, so good. Enjoying the course

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23 August 2021 08:20:51 PM

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Karen Williams

23 August 2021 08:13:57 PM

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Cortnee Fleming

20 August 2021 05:01:24 AM

This course is very well organized. I appreciate the fact that it also covered the main aspects of aromatherapy and acupuncture.

Isabella Serpico

12 August 2021 11:39:11 PM

This was a great course very easy to understand.

Kimberly A Penn

5 August 2021 06:19:47 AM

Thus far the information has been well described a d easy to understand.

Mustafa LeBeuof

27 July 2021 02:52:46 PM

great purchase!It really helped me a lot in my career

Karen Sayid

23 July 2021 12:19:39 PM

effective learning method! easlily undertood

Polly Piper

19 July 2021 11:52:44 AM

learned plenty of things that I did not know before, also I didn't know that I should know

Sly Michaelson

13 July 2021 09:26:32 AM

in-depth information. Highly recommended. don't hesitate to purchase it!

Laura Norda

12 July 2021 12:05:06 PM

This course is quite a challenging one! I love the content structure and how they laid out the information for students to study!

Lynne Gwafranca

5 July 2021 04:22:47 PM

Incredible lessons! Easy read and very entertaining

Colin Sik

30 June 2021 03:10:49 PM

This course is basically a roadmap to help you take the right path

Valentine Erdman

21 June 2021 11:32:20 AM

This course has plenty to offer, especially to those who wants a career in massage therapy!

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About this Course

Study Pregnancy Massage Online Course and Learn the Techniques Used to Provide Effective Prenatal Massage

Our Pregnancy Massage Online Course is your one stop source for all pregnancy massage related knowledge. It is the perfect course for giving you information on the latest and safest techniques for prenatal massage to expecting mothers. This course is designed to give you the best ways to administer prenatal massage and how to use this knowledge to start a successful business.

The distinction between prenatal massage and other types of massage is critical. Students understand why prenatal massage is distinctive from the start of the training. They'll also learn when and how to begin prenatal massage.

Students will learn about the anatomical and emotional changes that a pregnant mother goes through. Students will be able to determine which prenatal massage techniques are best suited to the individual's needs with the help of this knowledge. Prenatal massage and medicine are compared in terms of their benefits.

What you will learn with our Pregnancy Massage Online Courses

  • The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage
  • Massage for Prenatal Women
  • How Does Prenatal Massage Work?
  • Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques
  • Acupuncture for Prenatal Women
  • Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?
  • Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business
  • Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

Who will benefit from the Pregnancy Massage Courses?

The heavy emphasis on business management makes the prenatal massage certification course ideal for people looking to enter the pregnancy massage therapy business. Existing participants in the holistic therapy industry will find out a lot of the specific massage treatments for pregnant women. The knowledge of these practices could add additional service options to their existing services. Partners of pregnant women will also benefit from the course. It offers a realistic way to help a pregnant partner to relax throughout the pregnancy.

Pregnancy Massage Online Courses - Requirements

The Pregnancy Massage Courses is delivered 100 percent online and only takes 20 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Pregnancy Massage Courses
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Pregnancy Massage Online Course Outline

Unit 1: The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy Massage: What is it?

Pregnancy massage is a type of massage treatment intended exclusively for women who are expecting. In many ways, this therapy resembles traditional massage. The primary distinction is that a pregnancy massage is tailored to the needs of both the infant and the mother.

How Is Prenatal Massage Different from Other Massage Types?

The techniques utilized in prenatal massage differ from those employed in other types of therapy. A prenatal massage considers the physical changes that occur during pregnancy. The mother or the baby should not be harmed by a pregnancy massage.

The Main Differences Between A Prenatal Massage and A Regular Massage

The objectives of various massage methods are mostly the same. They're all meant to help you unwind, de-stress, and address any sore spots on your body. A few features, though, are vastly different.

When Should Prenatal Massage Start?

Massages for pregnant women should begin after the first trimester. Prenatal massages are performed by some massage therapists during the first trimester, although this is not recommended because the chance of miscarriage is much higher during the first twelve weeks. If your client has a medical condition, such as diabetes, you should advise them to see a doctor to establish whether it is safe to begin massage treatment.

Unit 2: Massage for Prenatal Women

Why Prenatal Massage Matters

Both the mother and the baby benefit from prenatal massage. It helps to alleviate pregnant symptoms and make the experience more enjoyable. Prenatal massage can assist your body lower stress hormones, boost blood flow, and keep your lymphatic system in good functioning order.

Physiological Changes Throughout Pregnancy

During pregnancy, changes occur to prepare the woman for labor and to care for the developing fetus. Changes in the body begin soon after conception and can impact any organ. Hormonal changes, a growth in fetal size, and weight gain are among the variables that cause these alterations.

Tips for Taking Care of Pregnant Women Through Massage

A pregnant woman's body has some sensitive areas that must be handled with caution. Traditional massage techniques are unappealing to many women.

Unit 3: How Does Prenatal Massage Work?        

Prenatal Massage

Massage therapists alter their techniques to address the changes that occur during pregnancy during a prenatal massage, which normally lasts an hour. Mothers in their second and third trimesters benefit from this massage since it enhances their health and relaxation.

Positions and Pressure

Prenatal massage considers the discomforts of pregnancy. To accommodate the physique of a pregnant lady, some practitioners opt to use prenatal massage tables with various designs. Some practitioners, on the other hand, prefer to use specially made cushions known as bolsters instead of massage tables during pregnancy. These aid in putting the pregnant woman on her side in a comfortable position.

More Benefits

Prenatal massages assist the expectant woman relax by increasing blood flow and keeping the lymphatic system functioning properly. The relaxation techniques aid in the connection of the mind and body, enhancing the pregnancy experience greatly.

The Eternal Massage Vs. Medication Debate for Solving Prenatal Problems

Prenatal massages and medication both have advantages and disadvantages when it comes to treating health problems in pregnant women. Some people have trouble controlling their medicine intake. The majority of recommended drugs have negative side effects and may be harmful to the infant. The most noticeable side effect of utilizing drugs for pain relief is the tolerance that develops over time.

Prenatal Massage: The Results

Prenatal massages can assist to relieve stress and depression symptoms.

Dr. Tiffany Fields: Thoughts, Research, and Support

Dr. Tiffany Fields is a professor in the University of Miami School of Medicine's Departments of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology. She specializes in the development of infants. She has concentrated on the effectiveness of massage treatment in pregnant women in boosting the growth of premature and low-birth-weight newborns.

More Theories

According to the Gate Control Theory, neural fibers that stimulate pain are shorter than nerve fibers that stimulate pressure. As a result, the pressure signal reaches the brain before the pain signal, effectively “closing the gate” on the pain stimuli. Another notion that supports the link between prenatal massage therapy and pain management is that boosting serotonin levels causes pain to decrease.

Unit 4: Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques

Why You Should Use Targeted Massage Techniques in Your Practice

Deep massage with a specific focus is a good way to relieve acute and chronic muscular pain. Other approaches may provide temporary relief, but none are as effective as focused massage, which is the most extensively used therapeutic approach for relieving tightness and muscular spasms.

Prenatal Massage Techniques

Massage therapists adjust their techniques to meet the mother's changing body. For pregnant women, there are a variety of techniques available.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Shiatsu

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep strokes are used to provide pressure to the deeper layers of muscle in a deep tissue massage. This massage is normally an hour long. Deep tissue massages activate the body's natural healing response and improve blood flow, resulting in speedier healing. It has numerous advantages for the client's mental and physical wellness.

Swedish Massage

The Swedish massage is the most frequent massage technique, sometimes known as a classic massage. The movements are mild and gentle, making them ideal for persons who are new to massage and have a lot of tension.

Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu is a style of Japanese massage that is based on traditional Chinese medicine beliefs.

Unit 5: Acupuncture for Prenatal Women

Acupuncture: What is it?

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that involves the insertion of thin, solid needles into particular spots on the body known as acupuncture sites. These needles are put at various depths and then actuated by hand movements or electrical currents.

How to Perform Prenatal Acupuncture

Acupuncture has a long tradition in Chinese medicine of assisting pregnant women both during and after their pregnancies. Back discomfort, high blood pressure, and nausea are just a few of the symptoms that can be relieved with acupuncture during pregnancy.

Following Up with Clients

Acupuncture treatments should be followed by a period of rest. Any strenuous exercises or hard work should be deferred. Acupuncture stimulates and strengthens the body's inherent ability to heal and mend itself; however, some foods or beverages can counteract this impact. Acupuncture aids in the removal of toxins from the body, hence eating junk food after acupuncture is counterproductive.

Unit 6: Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?

Aromatherapy: What is it?

Aromatherapy is a natural healing method that involves the use of plant extracts and essential oils to help the body's health. Aromatherapy has been used for hundreds of years and is thought to have a variety of relaxing and healing characteristics that benefit both physical and mental health.

How to Conduct Aromatherapy Sessions for Pregnant Women

The first step should be to conduct extensive study into which essential oils are safe for pregnant women to utilize (and which to avoid). Prior to the first consultation, each client should consult with their doctor to ensure that receiving regular aromatherapy treatments is healthy for them. Prior to starting therapy, a patch test should be performed on the client using a band aid or pad.

Following up With Clients

Some allergies or skin reactions don't show up right away; they can take a while to influence the skin and generate changes, so following up with clients can help the therapist gain relevant information. A client should hydrate and drink plenty of water after having aromatherapy treatments to flush out toxins that have collected in the body.

Unit 7: Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

Setting up And Sorting Your Work Space

The majority of self-employed massage therapists have their own equipment and can practice from home or rent a location. Therapists who operate from home usually have a quiet space set aside for them, complete with mats and massage tables. Massage therapists operate in a variety of settings, including private offices, hospitals, spas, and fitness centers. Some therapists don't mind performing house calls.

Effective Time Management

If you want your massage therapy business to prosper, you must have excellent time management abilities. You'll miss appointments, double book, or take on more clients than you have energy for if you don't manage your time well.

How to Manage Your Clients

Dealing with clients and managing them can be unpleasant at times. While being professional, you must maintain boundaries. For your massage business to succeed, you must establish a relationship with each client. Identifying your client's needs and deciding whether or not you are meeting them is also part of client management.

Unit 8: Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

Continue Expanding Your Skills

Expanding your knowledge will help you become a force in the pregnant massage industry. It gives you access to more high-profile clientele and better business prospects. You can take classes and read more literature regarding pregnant massages, including how to perform them, the essential oils that should be utilized, and so on.

Where To Market Your Pregnancy Massage Business

Conduct market research before deciding where to market your company. You must conduct market research and get to know your target market. Studying the routines and frequented locations of pregnant women in your target market will help you make educated guesses about what they require. To obtain a sense of what your clients could require, interview a few and see some birthing centers.

Effective Ways to Reach Out to Advertisers

Reaching out to advertisers is a great method to grow your company and reach a wider audience. On Google, you can buy ad space or pay-per-click ads. The options are limitless. It's not a bad idea to seek advice from a well-established local business.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a qualified Pregnancy Massage Therapist. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many Complementary Medical and Massage organizations worldwide.

The Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

Unit 1: The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage

  • Pregnancy Massage: What is it?
  • How Is Prenatal Massage Different from Other Massage Types?
  • The Main Differences Between A Prenatal Massage and A Regular Massage
  • When Should Prenatal Massage Start?

Unit 2: Massage for Prenatal Women

  • Why Prenatal Massage Matters
  • Physiological Changes Throughout Pregnancy
  • Tips for Taking Care of Pregnant Women Through Massage

Unit 3: How Does Prenatal Massage Work?        

  • Prenatal Massage
  • Positions and Pressure
  • More Benefits
  • The Eternal Massage Vs. Medication Debate for Solving Prenatal Problems
  • Prenatal Massage: The Results
  • Tiffany Fields: Thoughts, Research, and Support
  • More Theories

Unit 4: Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques

  • Why You Should Use Targeted Massage Techniques in Your Practice
  • Prenatal Massage Techniques
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage

Unit 5: Acupuncture for Prenatal Women

  • Acupuncture: What is it?
  • How to Perform Prenatal Acupuncture
  • Following Up with Clients

Unit 6: Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?

  • Aromatherapy: What is it?
  • How to Conduct Aromatherapy Sessions for Pregnant Women
  • Following up With Clients

Unit 7: Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

  • Setting up And Sorting Your Work Space
  • Effective Time Management
  • How to Manage Your Clients

Unit 8: Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

  • Continue Expanding Your Skills
  • Where To Market Your Pregnancy Massage Business
  • Effective Ways to Reach Out to Advertisers

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

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Ray Flaherty

15 September 2021 11:33:42 AM

I thought the Pregnancy Massage training was what I was looking for with updated information as I am a remedial massage therapist in women's health and welness.

nicki usinger

9 September 2021 07:54:31 AM

Wonderful and very informative course.

Anne Glosier

8 September 2021 03:13:59 PM

Good resources, great deal, packed with information

Patricia Neuroth

6 September 2021 01:39:40 PM

Very informative

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25 August 2021 11:30:45 AM

Great resource!

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24 August 2021 11:46:38 AM

great course!

Amy Hewett

24 August 2021 10:14:30 AM

So far, so good. Enjoying the course

Karen Williams

23 August 2021 08:20:51 PM

Thank you!

Karen Williams

23 August 2021 08:13:57 PM

Thank you!

Cortnee Fleming

20 August 2021 05:01:24 AM

This course is very well organized. I appreciate the fact that it also covered the main aspects of aromatherapy and acupuncture.

Isabella Serpico

12 August 2021 11:39:11 PM

This was a great course very easy to understand.

Kimberly A Penn

5 August 2021 06:19:47 AM

Thus far the information has been well described a d easy to understand.

Mustafa LeBeuof

27 July 2021 02:52:46 PM

great purchase!It really helped me a lot in my career

Karen Sayid

23 July 2021 12:19:39 PM

effective learning method! easlily undertood

Polly Piper

19 July 2021 11:52:44 AM

learned plenty of things that I did not know before, also I didn't know that I should know

Sly Michaelson

13 July 2021 09:26:32 AM

in-depth information. Highly recommended. don't hesitate to purchase it!

Laura Norda

12 July 2021 12:05:06 PM

This course is quite a challenging one! I love the content structure and how they laid out the information for students to study!

Lynne Gwafranca

5 July 2021 04:22:47 PM

Incredible lessons! Easy read and very entertaining

Colin Sik

30 June 2021 03:10:49 PM

This course is basically a roadmap to help you take the right path

Valentine Erdman

21 June 2021 11:32:20 AM

This course has plenty to offer, especially to those who wants a career in massage therapy!

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