Rachel Gallen Maternity/Post Partum and Infant Massage Course - run by Amber Complementary Therapy

Amber Complementary Therapy

Maternity/Post Partum and Infant Massage Course - 2 days

Students must hold a current and recognised Swedish massage Diploma before taking part in this course. Following this two day workshop the therapist will be certified in maternity, post-partum and infant massage. Graduates will be competent in performing a safe and supportive treatment for the duration of pregnancy, the 6 week period thereafter (postpartum) and on through to the massage of the new arrival.

The course covers

  • The benefits associated with mother massage
  • Contraindications to massage during pregnancy
  • Physiological changes experienced during pregnancy
  • The development of the baby 1st -3rd trimester
  • Three stages of labour
  • Positioning during pregnancy massage
  • Practical Leg, Back, and Tummy Massage
  • Practical Arms & Chest Massage
  • Practical Neck and Face Massage
  • Post-Natal Depression
  • Benefit of post partum massage
  • Infant Massage benefits to mother and baby
  • Step by step practical routine for full body Infant massage
  • Choice of oils for use on the baby

Lunch is included on both days of the course (Sandwiches, yogurt, fruit, juices, tea/Coffee, biscuits).
All materials for the two days will be supplied.

Sat 10-4pm, Sun 10-2pm €225