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Pregnancy Massage | LCEU2160

18 hours

Number of CE Hours: 18 hrs

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    • Course Description

      Course Description: This course examines pregnancy from conception to birth, and how massage therapist can be a tremendous benefit for both the mother and her unborn baby. It covers the pressure points and aromatherapies that are dangerous to an expectant mother. Complete with sample routine and bolstering techniques, Pregnancy Massage is a fabulous tool for massage therapists who work with pregnant mothers.

      Goal: To learn about the different stages of pregnancy, from conception to delivery, and strategies that massage therapists can use to make motherhood a more healthy and comfortable experience for both mother and unborn child.

    • Course Objectives

      Objectives: Upon course completion, the student will be able to master the following objectives with a minimum of 70% accuracy:

      Define pregnancy, or pre-natal, massage

      List optimal goals for pregnancy massage

      Characterize the first signs and symptoms of pregnancy

      List the different types of pregnancy tests available

      Describe the physical changes to the mother’s body during pregnancy

      Compare and contrast the 3 trimesters of pregnancy

      Describe the physical changes to the baby as it develops throughout all 3 trimesters

      Identify possible problems for both mother and baby

      Describe how to approach the delicate issues of pregnancy and its circumstances with your clients

      List the dangers to the unborn fetus as a result of the mother not properly caring for herself during and immediately after pregnancy

      Describe the proper bolstering techniques for pregnancy massage

      List and explain the 7 stages of grief

      Describe the issues that should not be discussed with pregnant mothers

      Define terms that will be used throughout the pregnancy

      Describe why pregnant women should not lay flat on their backs for massage

      Compare and contrast pregnancy massage techniques versus traditional massage techniques

      Identify body parts and reflex points that should never be used on a pregnant mother

      Identify behaviors that could result in either miscarriage or harm to the baby.

    • What Happens After Ordering

      After ordering, you will login to your account on this website

      You will then be able to access your course under ‘1-Course Study Material’.

      Once ready to take the online exam, you will click '2- Take Exam’. Then click ‘Start’ next to your exam name.

      All the directions are in the course, or you can look at our 'Directions' page. The link is on the bottom of this website under 'Quick Links'.

      If you pass, you will see your certificate immediately.

      You have one year from purchase date to complete your exam(s). If you come close to the expiration date and need longer, you can purchase an extension of time of 6 months. You can purchase this within your account or by giving us a call.

    • Courses ARE

      ---100% online and mobile friendly by most mobile devices.

      ---Instant Access to course material and online exams.

      ---Courses are available to view within your account or you can download the course as a PDF file that you can save to your computer or flash drive. If you download the PDF file, you will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer or download an Adobe Reader App on your Phone.

      ---Home Study / Online Courses

    • Courses are NOT

      ---Are NOT Videos

      ---Are NOT Audio

      ---Are NOT Mailed Out (meaning in paper form)

      ---Are NOT In Person/Live Class Hours and will not be accepted as such by your state.

    • Getting Credit and Renewal Information

      ---FL and GA Licensed Massage Therapists- We submit credits at least once a week to CEBROKER.

      ---Louisiana Licensed Massage Therapists- We submit credit at least once a week to your Board for approved courses. Any courses taken that are not approved by LA will not be submitted. For a list of approved courses please go to our Louisiana page at The link to our states page is on the bottom of this site.

      ---Be sure to check your state and national organizations for information about renewal.

      ---For all states, you should search specifically for courses that you know are accepted for your state. This includes, but not limited to New York, North Dakota, Louisiana and Texas.

      ---If you are unsure as to what your state requires or need their contact information, go to our States page. The link is on the bottom of this site under 'Quick Links'.



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accepted by
  • Massage Related
  • ABMP
  • AMTA
  • and most states

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